In this interdisciplinary volume, contributors analyze the expression of Latina/o cultural identity through performance. With music, theater, dance, visual arts, body art, spoken word, performance activism, fashion, and street theater as points of entry, contributors discuss cultural practices and the fashoning of identity in Lati/a communities throughout the US. Examining the areas of crossover between Latin and American cultures gives new meaning to the tion of borderlands. This volume features senior scholars and up-and-coming academics from cultural, visual, and performance studies, folklore, and ethmusicology.
Arturo J. Aldama is Associate Professor of Latino and Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder. Chela Sandoval is former Chair and Associate Professor of Critical Theory in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara. Peter J. Garcia is Associate Professor of Chicana/o Studies and Musics at California State University, Northridge.