#BookHour Mañana Means Heaven by Tim Z. Hernandez

Quick heads up: The next BAAS USSO #BookHour will be on the title  Mañana Means Heaven by Tim Z. Hernandez and will take place on Tuesday 28th April, 9 -10:30pm (GMT). Join Dr. Niamh Thornton (Liverpool), Nicola Moffat (UCC), Eilidh Hall (UEA) and #bookhour organiser Donna Marie Alexander (UCC) to discuss the title. More information here: URL: http://usstudiesonline.com/bookhour/nextbookhour/ Please do join us next […]

Guest Blog: Kiron Ward on Latinidad in Austin, TX

Over the past few months, I have been lucky enough to take my studies to Austin, Texas— just north of the same border/frontera famously described by everyone’s favourite Chicana theorist as ‘una herida abierta where the Third World grates against the first and bleeds’ (Anzaldúa, 1987, p.3). The Texas Gloria Anzaldúa wrote about in Borderlands/La Frontera was […]