My Name – Brenda Giselle Guerra (7)

Mi nombre es Brenda Giselle Guerra. Cuando pienso en mi nombre pienso en como ejemplifica mi identidad. Desde mi infancia en México y en el valle del sur de Texas, siempre he sentido que mi nombre es uno de esos aspectos que reiteran mi estado en nepantla. En ambos idiomas suena similar, pero evidentemente crea […]

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My Name – Shelby Smith (4)

Today’s piece is by Shelby Smith.   Let My Name Speak for Itself My name is soft, quiet and unheard; no loud vowels to be spoken out of place, nothing that makes heads shake in disapproval. She sits in the corner, her hands in her lap, behaving and forgotten. She is too mild mannered to […]

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The SALSA Collective Hits Philly!

This month has been busy for the SALSA Collective as Co-Jefas Becky & Eilidh have been conferencing, sharing their work on Latinidad and meeting those with similar interests both in the U.S. and in the UK. Stateside we started our tour at Temple University’s annual History Postgraduate Conference, the James A. Barnes Conference, in Philadelphia. […]

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