Fractured Jewishness

Is being half-Jewish, like being half-pregnant? Yes. Intrigued? Want to hear more? I have the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Half Jewish?” The Heirs of Intermarriage conference at Northwestern University, which runs from 4/20-4/22. My Friday night talk will center around the construction and the perpetuation of fractured cultural identities. On Saturday…

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Negotiating Latina Identity through Performance Art on the Web

Andria and I will be presenting  Are You My Other? next week at the 2011 National Popular Culture Association Conference in San Antonio, TX. Negotiating Latina Identity through Performance Art on the Web with Maya Escobar and Andria Morales Challenging mainstream and academic representations of Latina identity, performance artists Maya Escobar and Andria Morales publicly negate, deconstruct, and reconstruct…

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All I want for my birthday is to go to Texas

Tomorrow I turn 27.  And everyone keeps asking me what I want, what I need. Things may be tight, but I have what I need: a roof over my head, food to eat, an adoring husband and wonderful family and friends. But what I want more than anything, is to be able to go to Texas with my…

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Critical Mixed Race Studies on iTunesU

Camilla Fojas, Director of Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul University If you missed the Nov 5-6, 2010 “Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies” conference or any of the keynote talks or the welcoming address, you can now download the videos here via iTunesU. November 5th Welcoming Remarks by DePaul’s Liberal Arts &…

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Creating Resistance: Using the Arts in Challenging Racial Ideologies

I am so excited to announce that on November 5th 2010, I will be presenting at the Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. Creating Resistance: Using the Arts in Challenging Racial Ideologies A Roundtable Discussion Moderated by Laura Kina with Alejandro T. Acierto, Maya Escobar,…

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