Third Annual LatCrit Symposium

Proceedings from: LatCrit III: Comparative Latinas/os: Identity, Law and Policy in LatCrit Theory , University of Miami, Miami, Florida, May 7-10, 1998


Elizabeth M. Iglesias, Identity, Democracy, Communicative Power, Inter/National Labor Rights And The Evolution Of Latcrit Theory And Community

Beyond/Between Colors: De/Constructing Insider/Outsider Positions In Latcrit Theory

Inter-Group Solidarity and the Problematics of Comparisons in Coalitional Theory and Praxis

Introduction, Eric K. Yamamoto, Introduction

Guadalupe T. Luna, On The Complexities Of Race: The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo And Dred Scott v. Sandford

Cheryl Little , InterGroup Coalitions and Immigration Politics: The Haitian Experience in Florida

Lyra Logan, Esq., Florida”s Minority Participation in Legal Education Program

Virginia P. Coto, LUCHA, The Struggle for Life: Legal Services for Battered Immigrant Women

Inter-Group Solidarity: Mapping The Internal/External Dynamics of Oppression

Introduction, Robert Westley, Lat Crit Theory and the Problematics of Internal/External Oppression: A Comparison of Forms of Oppression and InterGroup/IntraGroup Solidarity

Laura M. Padilla, Social and Legal Repercussions of Latinos” Colonized Mentality

Alice G. Abreu, Lessons from LatCrit: Insiders and Outsiders, All at the Same Time

Berta Esperanza Hernandez-Truyol, Latina Multidimensionality and LatCrit Possibilities: Culture, Gender, and Sex

Siegfried Wiessner, !Esa India! LatCrit Theory and the Place of Indigenous Peoples Within Latina/o Communities

Dorothy E. Roberts, BlackCrit Theory and the Problem of Essentialism

Substantive Self-Determination:Democracy, Communicative Power And Inter/National Labor Rights

“Democracy” and Self-Determination from an Anti-Subordination Perspective: Global Intersections

Introduction, Max J. Castro, Democracy in Anti-Subordination Perspective: Local/Global Intersections An Introduction

Ivelaw L. Griffith, Drugs and Democracy in the Caribbean

Irwin P. Stotzky, Suppressing the Beast

Mario Martinez, Property as an Instrument of Power in Nicaragua

Mario Martinez, La propiedad como instrumento de poder en Nicaragua

Julie Mertus, Mapping Civil Society Transplants: A Preliminary Comparison of Eastern Europe and Latin America

Ediberto Roman, Reconstructing Self-Determination: The Role of Critical Theory in the Positivist International Law Paradigm

Anti-Subordination And The Legal Struggle Over Control of the “Means of Communication”: Technology, Languate And Communicative Power

Introdcution, Keith Aoki, Introduction: Language Is a Virus

William Bratton, Law and Economics of English Only

Drucilla Cornell, The Imaginary of English Only

Catharine Peirce Wells, Speaking in Tongues: Some Comments on Multilingualis

Madeleine Plasencia, “Suppressing the Mother Tongue” – Anti- Subordination and the Legal Struggle Over Control of the Means of Communication

Yvonne A. Tamayo, Literal Silencing/Silenciando la Lengua/”Silencing the tongue”

Sharon K. Hom, Lexicon Dreams and Chinese Rock and Roll: Thoughts on Culture, Language, and Translation as Strategies of Resistance and Reconstruction

John Hayakawa Torok, Finding the Me in LatCrit Theory: Thoughts on Language Acquisition and Loss

Labor Law And Latcrit Identity Politics

Introduction, Elvia R. Arriola, Introduction: The Value of Our Work

Mary Romero, Immigration, the Servant Problem, and the Legacy of the Domestic Labor Debate: “Where Can You Find Good Help These Days!”

Roberto L. Corrada, Familiar Connections: A Personal Re/View of Latino/a Identity, Gender, and Class Issues in the Context of the Labor Dispute Between Sprint and La Conexion Familiar

Christopher David Ruiz Cameron, The Labyrinth of Solidarity: Why the Future of the American Labor Movement Depends on Latino Workers

Mapping Intellectual/Political Foundations And Future Self Critical Directions

Introduction, Margaret E. Montoya, Introduction: LatCrit Theory: Mapping Its Intellectual and Political Foundations and Future Self-Critical Directions

Kevin R. Johnson and George A. Martinez, Crossover Dreams: The Roots of LatCrit Theory in Chicana/o Studies Activism and Scholarship

Athena D. Mutua, Shifting Bottoms and Rotating Centers: Reflections on LatCrit III and the Black/White Paradigm

Tayyab Mahmud, Colonialism and Modern Constructions of Race: A Preliminary Inquiry

Stephanie L. Phillips, The Convergence of the Critical Race Theory Workshop with LatCrit Theory: A History

Victoria Ortiz & Jennifer Elrod, Reflections of LatCrit III: Finding “Family”


Francisco Valdes, Theorizing “OutCrit” Theories: Coalitional Method and Comparative Jurisprudential Experience – RaceCrits, QueerCrits and LatCrits