in the introduction toBorderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Gloria Anzaldúa writes: “Today we ask to be met halfway. This book is our invitation to you—from the new mestizas” (Anzaldúa 20). Mestiza is a specifically feminine descriptor for a Latin female-identifying person of mixed descent. What Anzaldúa proposes in this theory of the new mestiza is a consciousness rooted in “the creation of yet another culture, a new story to explain the world and our participation in it, a new value system with images and symbols that connect us to each other and to the planet” (Anzaldúa 103). Just as the mestiza gracefully learn to navigate their complex multicultural identities, fashioning a new hybrid culture within which to flourish, so can we all develop an enlightened conception of who we are. The invitation extended by Anzaldúa is not meant only for those who identify...
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Research Article| April 01 2023
Sodalism as Open Worldview: Conspiring to Dismantle the White Franchise
The Pluralist (2023) 18 (1): 32–40.
Sunny Heenen; Sodalism as Open Worldview: Conspiring to Dismantle the White Franchise. The Pluralist 1 April 2023; 18 (1): 32–40. doi: https://doi.org/10.5406/19446489.18.1.04
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