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Olé You Guys: Flamenco Influences of Chicanx Identity in New Mexico

Abstract My dissertation topic engages in the trajectory of Roma/Gitano culture and flamenco and its implications for Chicanx culture in New Mexico. New Mexicans have the reputation amongst US Chicanx as referring to themselves as Hispanic and aligning culturally with a Spanish sensibility. Historically in the larger US Chicanx community this type of popularity for flamenco would be described as typical of New Mexico’s wavering Chicanidad that yearns to be connected to a Spanish colonial past more than to its indigenous Mexican roots. However, I believe the reality is a bit different. What makes New Mexican Chicanx different from the larger US Chicanx community is that they utilize flamenco and its Gitano roots as a cultural example of their Chicani... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Acevedo-Ontiveros, Erica Gabriela (Author) / Underiner, Tamara (Advisor) / Bowditch, Rachel (Committee member) / Hayes, Michelle H (Committee member) / Lopez, Tiffany A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Dance / Theater / Hispanic American studies / Chicano / Chicanx / ethnography / flamenco / Gitano / New Mexico
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 253 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Theatre 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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