Posted: March 17th, 2022
Write a 7-8 page paper, APA format, about the role of identity in Mexican American literature and, perhaps, your future profession. Your paper should include the following as part of your synthesis:
How does identity play a role in testimony? Perhaps consider the role of case studies for social workers and psychologists.
How does this relate to your future profession?
How does the role of identity extend into a broader sense of social justice?
Anzaldúa, G., & Keating, A. (Ed.). (2015). Light in the Dark/Luz En Lo Oscuro: Rewriting Identity, Spirituality, Reality: An Anthology of Mexican American Literature on Families in between Worlds. Duke University Press.
Troncoso, S. (2021). Nepantla Familias: An Anthology of Mexican American Literature on Families in between Worlds. Texas A&M University Press.
Martinez-Brawley, E., & Zorita, P. (2006). Language, identity and empowerment: the case of spanish in the southwest. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 15(1/2), 81–95. (Available via course e-Reserves)
De Leon, A. (1976). Chicano. Handbook of Texas Online. https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/chicano (opens in a new window)
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