Category Archives: Rhetoric

Nocturnal Daylight Dream Time

I sat up all night last night  pen in hand responding to the wind rap rap rap rose bush rub tune rub  against window whip snap a slide along branches of 2 young  Cottonwood trees I have raised since they  stood … Continue reading

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Illusions of Syria by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)

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Challenge to Be Great: The Election of Gabriel Buelna

One of the greatest disappointments in living a long life is seeing friends who could have been great enter politics surrounded by high hopes and never achieve their potential or your hopes for them. My former student Gabriel Buelna won … Continue reading

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Raíces (A Chicanx Brown Bag Series) at the University of Arizona (3/8/17)

Posted in Arizona, Aztlan, Chicana Feminism, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Education, Gender, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, Law, Memory, Mexican, Migrant, Movimiento, MuXer, Nepantla, Palabra, Politics, Race, Resistance, Rhetoric, Self-Determination, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Spirituality, Student Empowerment, Tucson, Unity, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Hypocrisy is America’s cup of coffee OR Anything but Mexican

Planet Earth, right now. National politics almost always put Chicanos in weird, awkward, contradictory and often bizarre places and positions. Let me rephrase that: national politics almost always put this Chicano in weird, awkward, contradictory and often bizarre places and … Continue reading

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Requiem 29 at the University of Arizona (12/15/16)

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The Bourgeois’ Dilemma

The other day a colleague called it to my attention that I was wearing New Balance so in some way I was breaking a boycott. I pointed out that they were the only shoes I had. In retrospect I was … Continue reading

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Review: Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing by Damián Baca

Baca, Damián. Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.Print. “Knowing is what counts. To know one’s own country and govern it with that knowledge is the only way to free it from tyranny…The European … Continue reading

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