For Gloria Anzaldúa: Collecting America, Performing Friendship

@article{Schweitzer2006ForGA,
  title={For Gloria Anzald{\'u}a: Collecting America, Performing Friendship},
  author={Ivy T. Schweitzer},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={121},
  pages={285 - 291}
}
  • Ivy T. Schweitzer
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Art
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
It was an unexpectedly chilly day in May 2004 when the news flashed across various electronic mailing lists that Gloria Anzaldúa had died from complications related to diabetes. I was in the midst of teaching a course on contemporary issues in feminism to a formidable group of undergraduate women and men, in which we were reading “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” and “La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness.” These are my favorite essays from Anzaldúa's Borderlands / La Frontera: The… 
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