C/LS 16(2) Spring 2017

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The articles, creative writing, artistic production, and book reviews in this issue bring to fore new insight on subjectivity, voice and space for the many roles women play as mother, activists, musicians, writers and more. We thank Alejandra Elenes and Gloria H. Cuádraz for all their work and dedication to see this issue come to fruition.

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Memorial, 2014, by Annie López

Memorial, 2014, by Annie López

The articles, creative writing, artistic production, and book reviews in this issue bring to fore new insight on subjectivity, voice and space for the many roles women play as mother, activists, musicians, writers and more. We thank Alejandra Elenes and Gloria H. Cuádraz for all their work and dedication to see this issue come to fruition.


ARTIST STATEMENT

An Altered Point of View
Annie López

EDITORS’ COMMENTARY

Speaking to the Times
Alejandra Elenes and Gloria H. Cuádraz

ESSAYS

“Our Labor Is Our Prayer, Our Mother Is Our Offering”: A Chicana M(other)work Framework for Collective Resistance
Chicana M(other)work Collective: Michelle Téllez, Cecilia Caballero, Judith C. Pérez-Torres, Christina Vega, Yvette Martínez-Vu

Contestaciones: The Music Genre of Cyber Hociconas
Esther Díaz Martín

La identidad femenina en la narrativa de Irene Vilar: Impossible Motherhood: A Testimony of an Abortion Addict
Margarita Pignataro

Trans Chol@s, the Coloniality of Gender, and Sexual Violence in Helena Maria Viramontes’ Their Dogs Came with Them
Araceli Esparza

Voicing for Space in Academe: Testimonios of Chicana Communication Professors
Mari Castañeda, Claudia A. Anguiano, Sonya Alemán

CREATIVE WRITING

Editor’s Commentary

Making Poems
Patricia Trujillo

Poetry

Mother, Father, Child of the Americas
Yarubo Americano
Meeting Chicago in Spain
Grisel Y. Acosta

El Arbol
Amor Desengañado
Rita Cano Alcalá

Más allá de acá
No sólo por cruzar cruzar
El más acá
Apariciones
Samiri Hernández Hiraldo

Prayer for Healing
Sandibel Borges

IN REVIEW

Dahlia Season: Stories and a Novella
Justine Hernandez

A Life on Hold: Living with Schizophrenia
Norma L. Cárdenas

Writing the Goodlife: Mexican American Literature and the Environment
Vanessa Fonseca

Growing Critically Conscious Teachers: A Social Justice Curriculum for Educators of Latina/o Youth
Silvia Patricia Solis