Fourth Annua LatCrit Symposium

Proceedings from: LatCrit IV: Rotating Centers, Expanding Frontiers: LatCrit Theory and Marginal Intersections , Stanford Sierra Conference Center, Lake Tahoe, April 29-May 2, 1999

Welcoming Remarks

Dean Rex Perschbacher, Welcoming Remarks for LatCrit IV


Kevin R. Johnson, Celebrating LatCrit Theory: What Do We Do When the Music Stops?

Constructing Latcrit Theory: Diversity, Commonality, And Identity

Introduction, George A. Martinez, Constructing Latcrit Theory: Diversity, Commonality, and Identity

Leti Volpp, American Mestizo: Filipinos and Antimiscegenation Laws in California

Victor C. Romero, “Aren”t You Latino?”: Building Bridges upon Common Misperceptions

Berta Esperanza Hernandez-Truyol, LatIndia II — Latinas/os, Natives, and Mestizajes — A LatCrit Navigation of Nuevos Mundos, Nuevas Fronteras, and Nuevas Teorias

Eric K. Yamamoto, Practically Reframing Rights: Culture, Performance, and Judging

Piercing Webs of Power: Identity, Resistance, and Hope In Latcrit Theory and Praxis

Introduction, Francisco Valdes, Piercing Webs of Power: Identity, Resistance, and Hope in LatCrit Theory and Praxis

Guadalupe T. Luna, Gold, Souls, and Wandering Clerics: California Missions, Native Californians, and LatCrit Theory

Terry Rey, “The Virgin”s Slip Is Full of Fireflies”: The Multiform Struggle over the Virgin Mary”s Legitimierende Macht in Latin America and Its U.S. Diasporic Communities

Laura M. Padilla, Latinas and Religion: Subordination or State of Grace?

Donna Coker, Shifting Power for Battered Women: Law, Material Resources, and Poor Women of Color

Forging Our Identity: Transformative Resistance in the Areas of Work, Class, and the Law

Introduction, Maria L. Ontiveros, Forging Our Identity: Transformative Resistance in the Areas of Work, Class, and the Law

William R. Tamayo, The Role of the EEOC in Protecting the Civil Rights of Farm Workers

Christopher David Ruiz Cameron, The Rakes of Wrath: Urban Agricultural Workers and the Struggle Against Los Angeles”s Ban on Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Pamela J. Smith, The Tyrannies of Silence of the Untenured Professors of Color

Tanya K. Hernandez, An Exploration of the Efficacy of ClassBased Approaches to Racial Justice: The Cuban Context

Larry Cata Backer, Measuring the Penetration of Outsider Scholarship into the Courts: Indifference, Hostility, Engagement

Kevin R. Johnson & George A. Martinez, Discrimination by Proxy: The Case of Proposition 227 and the Ban on Bilingual Education

Performing Latcrit

Introduction, Robert S. Chang & Natasha Fuller, Performing LatCrit

Pedro A. Malavet, Literature and the Arts as Antisubordination Praxis: LatCrit Theory and Cultural Production: The Confessions of an Accidental Crit

Nicholas A. Gunia, Half the Story Has Never Been Told: Popular Jamaican Music as Antisubordination Praxis

Alfredo MirandÉ Gonzalez, Alfredo”s Jungle Cruise: Chronicles on Law, Lawyering, and Love

Sumi Cho and Robert Westley, Critical Race Coalitions: Key Movements that Performed the Theory

Globalization Or Global Subordination?: How Latcrit Links The Local To Global And The Global To The Local

Introduction, Sylvia R. Lazos Vargas, Globalization or Global Subordination?: How LatCrit Links the Local to Global and the Global to the Local

Chantal Thomas, Globalization and the Reproduction of Hierarchy

Gil Gott, Critical Race Globalism?: Global Political Economy, and the Intersections of Race, Nation, and Class

Ediberto Roman, A Race Approach to International Law (RAIL): Is There a Need for Yet Another Critique of International Law?

Timothy A. Canova, Global Finance and the International Monetary Fund”s Neoliberal Agenda: The Threat to the Employment, Ethnic Identity, and Cultural Pluralism of Latina/o Communities

Tayyab Mahmud, Race, Reason, and Representation


Mary Romero, Historicizing and Symbolizing a Racial Ethnic Identity: Lessons for Coalition Building with a Social Justice Agenda