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dc.contributor.advisor Cervantez, Yreina D. en
dc.contributor.author Arana, Jessica Maria Michel en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-22T23:55:39Z en
dc.date.available 2014-09-22T23:55:39Z en
dc.date.copyright 2014 en
dc.date.issued 2014-09-22 en
dc.date.submitted 2014-08 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/127145 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/127145 en]
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-244) en
dc.description.abstract This thesis aims to critique racial identity literature and challenge normative racial constructs that omit Multiracial identity experiences. It does this by examining monoracial and Multiracial identity development research and by presenting the author's autohistoria/autoethnography and artful actions as counter-narratives. The author's complex experience of being Multiracial in the U.S. is revealed. Informed by Gloria Anzaldúa's concept of the Borderlands (2007) and Chicana feminism's resistance to fragmentation, the embodied practices of creating art and self-narratives are used as methods to (re)member and reexamine identity experiences. These acts become strategies for crossing monoracial boundaries and resisting the rigid boxing-in and labeling of racial identities. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Jessica Maria Michel Arana en
dc.format.extent ix, 244 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en
dc.subject Mixed race en
dc.subject Multiracial identity en
dc.subject Nepantla en
dc.subject Diaspora en
dc.subject Chicana art en
dc.subject Borderlands en
dc.subject Autohistoria en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Chicana and Chicano Studies. en
dc.title Revealing borderland identities: diaspora, memory, home, and art en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.date.updated 2014-09-22T23:55:39Z en
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of Chicana/o Studies. en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Sorrells, Kathryn en]
dc.contributor.committeemember Ayala-Alcantar, Christina U. en]
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