My Name – Isabella Diane Rizzo (3)

This reflection on names and naming comes from Isabella Diane Rizzo: My name is Isabella Diane Rizzo. My first name was given to me because “Isabella” was the only name on my parents’ list that had not been one of my fathers’ exes. The list of girls’ names was short because I was supposed to […]

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My Name – reflections by Trinity University students: Israel Martín Rodríguez-Zapata (1)

The SALSA Collective is delighted to share writing by students at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. In early 2019, Eilidh spent a semester at Trinity as a Fulbright Royal Society of Edinburgh Visiting Scholar working with the inimitable Prof Norma Cantú. In our class ‘Latinx Cultural and Artistic Expressions’ we read and discussed Sandra […]

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¡¡SALSA is co-organising a workshop!!

Hijas/os de la Malinche?: Disruptions and discussions on gender and mexicanidad Friday 13th November 2015 UCL-Institute of the Americas, London, UK The aim of this one-day workshop is to raise awareness within the UK of the diverse ways in which gender is lived, experienced and understood by Mexicans.  In doing so, the event contributes to the educational and cultural goals of […]

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Guest Blog: Marcia X

It is because of the strength of my ancestors, I am able to write this piece today. I, like so many others, am a product of colonialism. My experience as a member of the Diaspora only reinforces the state of my unhomeliness (as Bhaba puts it) in the Western world, even though my mother is from Puerto Rico […]

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