this bridge we call home: radical visions for transformation

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Gloria Anzaldúa, AnaLouise Keating
Routledge, Oct 18, 2013 - Social Science - 624 pages
More than twenty years after the ground-breaking anthology This Bridge Called My Back called upon feminists to envision new forms of communities and practices, Gloria E. Anzaldúa and AnaLouise Keating have painstakingly assembled a new collection of over eighty original writings that offers a bold new vision of women-of-color consciousness for the twenty-first century. Written by women and men--both "of color" and "white"--this bridge we call home will challenge readers to rethink existing categories and invent new individual and collective identities.

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Preface Unnatural bridges Unsafe spaces
Charting Pathways Marking Thresholds A Warning An Introduction
Technologies of Crossing
i looking for my own bridge to get over exploring the impact
ii still struggling with the boxes people try to put me in resisting the labels
iii locking arms in the masters house omissions revisions new issues
iv a place at the table surviving the battles shaping our worlds
v shouldering more identity than we can bear seeking allies in academe
vi yo soy tu otro yoi am your other i forging common ground
vii i am the pivot for transformation enacting the vision
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Gloria E. Anzaldúa is a self-described tejana patlache (queer) nepantlera spiritual activist and has played a pivotal role in defining U.S. feminisms, Chicano/a issues, ethnic studies, and queer theory. Her book Borderlands/La frontera: The New Mestiza was selected as one of the 100 best books of the century by Hungry Mind Review and the Utne Reader.
AnaLouise Keating is a nepantlera, spiritual activist, and associate professor of Women's Studies at Texas Women's University. She is the author of Women Reading Women Writing and has published articles on critical "race" theory, queer theory, and Latina and African American women writers.

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