C/LS 7(1) Fall 2007

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Interference charges this issue in both content and form. Notably, its varied definitions powerfully reflect the subject and methodology of Chicana/Latina studies: involvement without invitation, an unwanted signal that disrupts reception, a hindrance or obstruction that prevents an expected outcome or thwarts an opposing player, a process that produces a new pattern. we selected the theme of interference and broke established format by orchestrating a fluid juxtaposition of creative and critical works.

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Detail of “Visible/Invisible Journeys” by Nayda Collazo-Llorens

Detail of “Visible/Invisible Journeys” by Nayda Collazo-Llorens

Interference charges this issue in both content and form. Notably, its varied definitions powerfully reflect the subject and methodology of Chicana/Latina studies: involvement without invitation, an unwanted signal that disrupts reception, a hindrance or obstruction that prevents an expected outcome or thwarts an opposing player, a process that produces a new pattern. we selected the theme of interference and broke established format by orchestrating a fluid juxtaposition of creative and critical works.


ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Nayda Collazo-Llorens
Interference

EDITORS’ COMMENTARY

Tiffany Ana López and Karen Mary Davalos
Running Interference

ESSAYS

Tanya González
The (Gothic) Gift of Death in Cherríe Moraga’s The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea (2001)

Mónica Russel y Rodríguez
Messy Spaces: Chicana Testimonio and the Undisciplining of Ethnography

Amanda Nolacea Harris
Our Stories

Unasirena
Movimiento de Cambio: Uprising in Oaxaca

CREATIVE WRITING

Yxta Maya Murray
Introducing Dark Sex: An Erotic Protest Novel

POETRY

tatiana de la tierra
Yolanda the Powerful

Patricia Valdés
They

Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi
Ally

IN REVIEW

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Who Do You Love? Stories and Social Justice

Lisa Justine Hernandez
Trace Elements of Random Tea Parties and Like Son: The Chican@ Queer Borderlands