Gloria Anzaldúa as philosopher: The early years (1962–1987)

  title={Gloria Anzald{\'u}a as philosopher: The early years (1962–1987)},
  author={Mariana Alessandri},
  journal={Philosophy Compass},
Introduction: Relational Activism in and through Pragmatist Feminism
This Hypatia cluster aims to create space for sharing stories and tools designed to support situated, embodied, and dialogical philosophical activism. It emerges from a new generation of pragmatist


Three existentialist readings of Gloria Anzaldúa’s "Borderlands"/"La Frontera"
This essay provides three new and related philosophical readings of Gloria Anzaldua’s Borderlands/la Frontera: 1) in the lineage of canonical European Existentialists like Jean Paul Sartre, who
Gloria Anzaldúa’s Mexican Genealogy: From Pelados and Pachucos to New Mestizas
This essay examines Gloria Anzaldúa’s critical appropriation of two Mexican philosophers in the writing of Borderlands/La Frontera: Samuel Ramos and Octavio Paz. We argue that although neither of
Coming into Play: An Interview with Gloria Anzaldua
Contemporary Chicana poet, writer, and theorist, Gloria E. Anzaldua, was born in Texas in 1942. She is coeditor, with prominent Chicana feminist Cherrie Moraga, of the groundbreaking anthology This
The Unassimilated Theorist
  • L. Alcoff
  • Art
    PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
  • 2006
Gloria Anzaldúa's work invites us to reach beyond the usual conventions of academic writing to make visible the relations between self and world, feeling and thinking, personal experience and theory.
Spirit Matters: Gloria Anzaldúa’s Cosmic Becoming across Human/Nonhuman Borderlands
  • F. Schaeffer
  • Art
    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 2018
In this article I situate Gloria Anzaldúa’s writing within feminist “new” materialism and posthumanism. In dialogue with the spiritual in Chicanx/Latinx decolonial writing, I turn to the poetic
Light in the Dark/Luz en lo Oscuro: Rewriting Identity, Spirituality, Reality, by Gloria E. Anzaldúa and edited by AnaLouise Keating
building in the anti-acid campaign in Dhaka. She explores agency as a complex amalgam of both complicity and resistance to social forces. In Afghanistan, Cyra Akila Choudhury finds western feminist
Gloria Anzaldúa's Affective Logic of Volverse Una
Although Gloria Anzaldúa's critical categories have steadily entered discussions in the field of philosophy, a lingering skepticism remains about her works’ ability to transcend the particularity of
Gloria E. Anzaldúa's Autohistoria‐teoría as an Epistemology of Self‐Knowledge/Ignorance
In this article, I examine the relationship between self‐knowledge practices among women of color and structural patterns of ignorance by offering an analysis of Gloria E. Anzaldúa's discussions of