Latina/o Discourse in Vernacular Spaces: Somos de Una Voz? (Race, Rites, and Rhetoric: Colors, Cultures, and Communication)

Latina/o Discourse in Vernacular Spaces: Somos de Una Voz? (Race, Rites, and Rhetoric: Colors, Cultures, and Communication)

By: Michelle A. Holling (editor), Bernadette Marie Calafell (editor), Roberto Avant-Mier (contributor), Nathaniel I. Cordova (contributor), Darrel Enck-Wanzer (contributor), Gonzalez Gonzalez (contributor), Claudia Anguiano (contributor), Lisa B. Y. Calvente (contributor), Karma R. Chavez (contributor), Garza Garza (contributor)Hardback

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Voz, or voice, thematically structures the twleve original essays of Latina/o Discourse in Vernacular Spaces. This collection extends the study of Latina/o communication, in particular vernacular expressions covering a wide array of inquiries. The essays address such diverse topics as foundational developments, the intersection of culture, theory and disciplinarity, challenges to prevailing ideas about belonging and citizenship, identity tensions in latinidad, marginality, and nationalism, and voices that demonstrate possibilities for solidarity, redefinition and reclamations.

About Author

Michelle A. Holling is associate professor of communication at California State University San Marcos. Bernadette M. Calafell is associate professor of communication at the University of Denver.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Section One. Locating Foundations Chapter 4 Chapter One. Listening to Our Voices: Latina/os and the Communities They Speak Chapter 5 Chapter Two. Tracing the Emergence of Latin@ Vernaculars in Studies of Latin@ Communication Chapter 6 Chapter Three. The Rhetorical Legacy ofCoyolxauhqui: (Re)collecting and (Re)membering Voice Part 7 Section Two. Acts of In/Exclusion Chapter 8 Chapter Four. Gender Politics, Democratic Demand and Anti-Essentialism in the New York Young Lords Chapter 9 Chapter Five. DREAMers' Discourse: Young Latino/a Immigrants and the Naturalization of the American Dream Chapter 10 Chapter Six.Nuestro Himno as Heterotopic Mimicry: On the Ambivalences of a Latin@ Voicing Chapter 11 Chapter Seven.Latinidad in Ugly Betty: Authenticity and the Paradox of Representation Part 12 Section Three. Trans/National Voces Chapter 13 Chapter Eight. Of Rocks and Nations:Voces Rockeras [Rock Music Voices] and the Discourse of "Nationality" Chapter 14 Chapter Nine. When Sexual Becomes Spiritual: Lila Downs and the Body of Voice Chapter 15 Chapter Ten. 'This is One Line You Won't Have to Worry about Crossing': Crossing Borders and Becoming Chapter 16 Chapter Eleven. Hablando Por (Nos)Otros, Speaking for Ourselves: Exploring the Possibilities of 'Speaking Por' Family and Pueblo in the Bolivian Testimonio Si Me Permiten Hablar [Let Me Speak!]

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  • ISBN13: 9780739146484
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 332
  • ID: 9780739146484
  • weight: 630
  • ISBN10: 0739146483

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