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About the Author Susan Thananopavarn is a lecturing fellow in the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University. She received her PhD in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015. Her work has appeared in the journals Aztlán and The Lion and the Unicorn. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband and three children. Available titles in the Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the United States series: María Acosta Cruz, DreamNation:PuertoRicanCultureandtheFictionsofIndependence Rodolfo F. Acuña, The Making of Chicana/o Studies: In the Trenches of Academe Xóchitl Bada, Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacán: From Local to Transnational Civic Engagement Maritza E. Cárdenas, Constituting Central American–Americans: Transnational Identities and the Politics of Dislocation Adriana Cruz-Manjarrez, Zapotecs on the Move: Cultural, Social, and Political Processes in Transnational Perspective T. Jackie Cuevas, Post-Borderlandia: Chicana Literature and Gender Variant Critique Marivel T. Danielson, Homecoming Queers: Desire and Difference in Chicana Latina Cultural Production Allison E. Fagan, From the Edge: Chicana/o Border Literature and the Politics of Print Jerry González, In Search of the Mexican Beverly Hills: Latino Suburbanization in Postwar Los Angeles Rudy P. Guevarra Jr., Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego Colin Gunckel, Mexico on Main Street: Transnational Film Culture in Los Angeles before World War II Marie-Theresa Hernández, The Virgin of Guadalupe and the Conversos: Uncovering Hidden Influences from Spain to Mexico Lisa Jarvinen, The Rise of Spanish-Language Filmmaking: Out from Hollywood’s Shadow, 1929–1939 Regina M. Marchi, Day of the Dead in the USA: The Migration and Transformation of a Cultural Phenomenon Desirée A. Martín, Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture Marci R. McMahon, Domestic Negotiations: Gender, Nation, and Self-Fashioning in US Mexicana and Chicana Literature and Art A. Gabriel Meléndez, Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Dance and the Hollywood Latina: Race, Sex, and Stardom Amalia Pallares, Family Activism: Immigrant Struggles and the Politics of Noncitizenship Luis F. B. Plascencia, Disenchanting Citizenship: Mexican Migrants and the Boundaries of Belonging Cecilia M. Rivas, Salvadoran Imaginaries: Mediated Identities and Cultures of Consumption Jayson Gonzales Sae-Saue, Southwest Asia: The Transpacific Geographies of Chicana/o Literature Mario Jimenez Sifuentez, Of Forest and Fields: Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest Maya Socolovsky, Troubling Nationhood in U.S. Latina Literature: Explorations of Place and Belonging Susan Thananopavarn, LatinAsian Cartographies ...


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