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UCLA - CHICANO 10 - Class Notes - Week 3

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UCLA - CHICANO 10 - Class Notes - Week 3

School: University of California - Los Angeles
Department: Chicana and Chicano Studies
Course: Introduction to Chicana/CHICANO Studies: History and Culture
Professor: R.c. Romero
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Chicano Studies and Lecture Notes
Name: Chicano 10A Week 3 Lecture Notes
Description: These are the lecture notes form week 3 of Chicano 10A.
Uploaded: 10/22/2017
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background image Chicanx ​ ​10A​ ​Fall​ ​2017​ ​​ ​Professor​ ​Johnson     Week ​ ​3​ ​Notes     Dkdk ​ ​​ Important ​ ​concepts   Djkjld Important ​ ​people    Week   3   Lecture   5   10/16/2017  1. Guest ​ ​Speaker:​​ ​​ ​Christina​ ​Larez​—Latinas​ ​for​ ​Reproductive​ ​Justice   California   Latinas   for   Reproductive   Justice   a. ​ ​movement​ ​by​ ​them​ ​and​ ​for​ ​them   b. ​ ​Planned​ ​Parenthood​ ​and​ ​other​ ​national​ ​orgs.​ ​fight​ ​for​ ​pro—choice​ ​but​ ​don’t​ ​always​ ​center​ ​women​ ​of​ ​color   c. ​ ​since​ ​2005,​ ​policy​ ​advocacy,​ ​women​ ​of​ ​color​ ​leadership​ ​to​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​needs​ ​are​ ​represented   d. ​ ​why​ ​​reproductive justice​?:   i. ​ ​coined​ ​as​ ​framework​ ​in​ ​1994​ ​by​ ​a​ ​group​ ​of​ ​black​ ​feminists  ii. ​ ​​3 tenants they uphold  1. ​ ​right​ ​to​ ​have​ ​a​ ​child:​ ​prenatal​ ​care,​ ​postnatal​ ​care,​ ​access​ ​to​ ​fertility,​ ​treatment  2. ​ ​right​ ​to​ ​not​ ​have​ ​child:​ ​abortion,​ ​education,​ ​etc  3. ​ ​the​ ​right​ ​to​ ​parent​ ​child​ ​with​ ​dignity​ ​and​ ​respect:​ ​economic​ ​justice,​ ​immigration,​ ​state​ ​justice   iii. ​ ​reproductive​ ​justice​ ​exits​ ​to​ ​challenge​ ​systemic​ ​oppressions,​ ​acknowledge​ ​people​ ​as​ ​them​ ​whole​ ​selfs​ ​rather​ ​than  piecing ​ ​them​ ​apart  e. ​ ​Initiatives​ ​on​ ​radar?  i. ​ ​state​ ​policy​ ​calendar​ ​year​ ​ended​ ​yesterday  ii. ​ ​2​ ​bills:  a. ​ ​8057-Survivors​ ​of​ ​Abuse-effect​ ​in​ ​January,​ ​ensures​ ​women​ ​and​ ​families​ ​who​ ​receive​ ​cash​ ​assistance,  if ​ ​they​ ​experience​ ​domestic​ ​abuse​ ​there​ ​is​ ​now​ ​a​ ​streamline​ ​process​ ​that​ ​ensures​ ​they​ ​don’t​ ​have​ ​to​ ​go​ ​through​ ​bureaucratic​ ​process​ ​o​ ​get  access ​ ​to​ ​what​ ​they​ ​need  b.8569- ​ ​Reproductive​ ​Nondiscrimination​ ​Act-to​ ​ensure​ ​in​ ​CA,​ ​employers​ ​cant’t​ ​fire​ ​due​ ​to​ ​reproductive  justice  i.e ​ ​people​ ​working​ ​for​ ​conservative​ ​orgs​ ​get​ ​fired​ ​for​ ​getting​ ​pregnant​ ​out​ ​of​ ​wedlock,​ ​fertility  treatments, ​ ​etc   i. ​ ​bill​ ​just​ ​vetoed   iii. ​ ​next​ ​year:​ ​​Sterilization   Reparations   Bill —cases ​ ​of​ ​sterilization​ ​against​ ​marginalized​ ​women​ ​apart​ ​of​ ​the  eugenics ​ ​movements,​ ​many​ ​women​ ​sterilized​ ​against​ ​will​ ​without​ ​consent    i. ​ ​​No   Mas   Bebes - ​ ​documents​ ​sterilization​ ​of​ ​WOC​ ​in​ ​east​ ​LA   iv. ​ ​J​ustice   for   Young   Families -turning ​ ​tables​ ​out​ ​how​ ​we​ ​look​ ​at​ ​young​ ​parents,​ ​all​ ​parents​ ​have​ ​right​ ​to​ ​access  healthy ​ ​families,​ ​seeks​ ​to​ ​push​ ​back​ ​against​ ​narratives​ ​about​ ​preventing​ ​teen​ ​pregnancy,​ ​instead​ ​of​ ​ostracizing​ ​them—want​ ​to​ ​give​ ​them  access ​ ​to​ ​finish​ ​education​ ​and​ ​job​ ​training   i. ​ ​give​ ​them​ ​resources​ ​so​ ​they​ ​can​ ​be​ ​a​ ​productive​ ​member​ ​of​ ​the​ ​community     1. Black ​ ​and​ ​Brown​ ​(La​ ​Soldadera,​ ​The​ ​Border,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​power​ ​of​ ​historical​ ​narrative)  a. ​ ​discusses​ ​how​ ​POC​ ​compete​ ​for​ ​the​ ​acknowledgement​ ​and​ ​investment​ ​of​ ​whiteness   A. ​ ​Between​ ​2​ ​archetypes  i. ​ ​​La​ ​Virgen​ ​and​ ​La​ ​Malinche  ii. ​ ​a​ ​paradox​ ​at​ ​odds​ ​with​ ​traditional​ ​Mexican​ ​gender​ ​roles  iii. ​ ​ported​ ​in​ ​non-threatening​ ​ways,​ ​as​ ​objects​ ​rather​ ​than​ ​agents   iv. ​ ​image​ ​can​ ​be​ ​positive​ ​or​ ​negative:  a. ​ ​positive:​ ​women​ ​is​ ​able​ ​to​ ​be​ ​feminine​ ​and​ ​able​ ​to​ ​hold​ ​her​ ​own,​ ​has​ ​a​ ​gun​ ​and​ ​is​ ​powerful​ ​in​ ​that​ ​she  holds ​ ​herself 
background image b. ​ ​negative:​ ​takes​ ​away​ ​from​ ​the​ ​seriousness​ ​of​ ​the​ ​war,​ ​hyper-sexualizes​ ​the​ ​women​ ​,​ ​catering​ ​to  hegemonic ​ ​power​ ​by​ ​catering​ ​to​ ​what​ ​a​ ​man​ ​would​ ​want​ ​to​ ​see   v. ​ ​who​ ​defines​ ​femininity?   i. ​ ​should​ ​be​ ​no​ ​definition​ ​over​ ​arching​ ​what​ ​we​ ​believe​ ​but​ ​social​ ​construction​ ​​ ​and​ ​society​ ​do   B . ​​“The Border”:  a. ​ ​social​ ​and​ ​cultural​ ​construction​ ​with​ ​material​ ​consequences  b. ​ ​what​ ​imperial​ ​history​ ​constructs​ ​the​ ​U.S.​ ​-Mexico​ ​border?  i. ​ ​ongoing​ ​US​ ​“dream​ ​of​ ​empire”  ii. ​ ​included​ ​the​ ​wars​ ​of​ ​1898​ ​and​ ​the​ ​long​ ​war​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Philippines  iii. ​ ​U.S.​ ​capitalist’s​ ​large​ ​scale​ ​acquisition​ ​of​ ​Mexican​ ​land​ ​and​ ​other​ ​resources,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​oil   C. ​​ The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo”  a. ​ ​ended​ ​the​ ​U.S.​ ​Mexican​ ​war​ ​(February​ ​1848)  b.the ​ ​oldest​ ​treaty​ ​still​ ​in​ ​force​ ​between​ ​the​ ​US​ ​and​ ​Mexico  c. ​ ​the​ ​US​ ​acquired​ ​more​ ​than​ ​500,000​ ​square​ ​miles​ ​of​ ​territory  d. ​ ​emerged​ ​as​ ​a​ ​world​ ​power​ ​in​ ​the​ ​late​ ​nineteenth​ ​century   e. ​ ​beyond​ ​territory​ ​also​ ​an​ ​attitude​ ​of​ ​moral​ ​and​ ​intercellular​ ​superiority  f. ​ ​an​ ​event​ ​foreordained​ ​by​ ​providence   D. ​ ​The​ ​Border​ ​in​ ​Chicanx​ ​thought  a. ​ ​material/geographical​ ​borderlands​ ​are​ ​fundamentally​ ​reflections​ ​of​ ​ideological​ ​notions​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Borderlands  b. ​ ​in​ ​between​ ​spaces,​ ​symbols,​ ​possibilities,​ ​contradictions,​ ​simultaneously  c. ​ ​not​ ​a​ ​linear​ ​understanding  d. ​ ​“​ ​not​ ​as​ ​a​ ​simple​ ​divide​ ​between​ ​here​ ​and​ ​there,​ ​us​ ​and​ ​them,​ ​but​ ​as​ ​psychic,​ ​social,​ ​and​ ​cultural​ ​terrain​ ​that​ ​we  inhabit, ​ ​and​ ​that​ ​inhabits​ ​all​ ​of​ ​us”  E. ​ ​US​ ​interests​ ​in​ ​the​ ​​Mexican​ ​Revolution   a. ​ ​nationalist​ ​movements​ ​in​ ​China,​ ​Russia,​ ​and​ ​Mexico​ ​overturned​ ​weak​ ​central​ ​gov.​ ​controlled​ ​by​ ​foreign​ ​investors  b. ​ ​American​ ​economic​ ​and​ ​security​ ​interests​ ​at​ ​stake​ ​on​ ​three​ ​continents  c. ​ ​U.S​ ​private​ ​citizens​ ​and​ ​corporations​ ​invested​ ​more​ ​money​ ​in​ ​Latin​ ​America​ ​than​ ​any​ ​other​ ​region​ ​of​ ​the​ ​world  d. ​ ​govern​ ​themselves​ ​“when​ ​properly​ ​directed”​ ​(and​ ​proceeded​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​that​ ​direction)  e. ​ ​American​ ​anxieties​ ​about​ ​stability​ ​to​ ​the​ ​south​ ​centered​ ​on​ ​Mexico   F. ​ ​“Land​ ​for​ ​the​ ​landless​ ​and​ ​Mexico​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Mexicans”  a. ​ ​American​ ​investors​ ​owned​ ​43%​ ​of​ ​all​ ​of​ ​Mexico’s​ ​wealth  b. ​ ​other​ ​foreigners​ ​owned​ ​another​ ​25%  c. ​ ​more​ ​than​ ​half​ ​of​ ​the​ ​country’s​ ​trade​ ​flowed​ ​north​ ​to​ ​the​ ​US  d. ​ ​Mexican​ ​Revolution​ ​was​ ​a​ ​great​ ​radical​ ​transformation​ ​and​ ​the​ ​first​ ​of​ ​the​ ​20th​ ​century   G. ​ ​Horne,​ ​Black​ ​and​ ​Brown  a. ​ ​How​ ​does​ ​reading​ ​this​ ​from​ ​an​ ​African​ ​American​ ​perspective​ ​add​ ​to​ ​our​ ​understanding​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Mexican  Revolution ​ ​was​ ​a​ ​movement​ ​of​ ​imperialist​ ​upheaval?​ ​as​ ​one​ ​peak​ ​in​ ​the​ ​transformation​ ​of​ ​the​ ​world​ ​economy  b. ​ ​first​ ​2​ ​ch.​ ​are​ ​story​ ​of​ ​2​ ​men​ ​who​ ​leveraged​ ​for​ ​the​ ​revolutionary​ ​press​ ​n​ ​Mexico​ ​for​ ​Black​ ​advance  c. ​ ​border​ ​confounds​ ​race​ ​relations​ ​ass​ ​we​ ​know​ ​them​ ​at​ ​this​ ​time  d. ​ ​blacks​ ​are​ ​white,​ ​Mexicans​ ​are​ ​foreigners​ ​,​ ​but​ ​later​ ​white  i. ​ ​what​ ​role​ ​do​ ​blacks​ ​play​ ​in​ ​us​ ​imperialism?  i.e ​ ​blacks​ ​go​ ​as​ ​soldier​ ​to​ ​Philippines—buy​ ​land​ ​and​ ​take​ ​land   e. ​ ​indigenous​ ​people​ ​are​ ​in​ ​effect​ ​nothing,​ ​but​ ​everything    
 
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​ ​Know​ ​who​ ​Villa,​ ​Carranza,​ ​Zapata,​ ​and​ ​all​ ​of​ ​them​ ​are*  1 . ​​Racial capitalism:  i. ​ ​Capitalism​ ​has​ ​always​ ​been​ ​racialized  ii. ​ ​There​ ​is​ ​no​ ​such​ ​thing​ ​as​ ​capitalism​ ​without​ ​the​ ​organization​ ​of​ ​races​ ​against​ ​each​ ​others  iii.Organizes ​ ​itself​ ​in​ ​a​ ​way​ ​that​ ​promotes​ ​racism​ ​as​ ​false​ ​competition​ ​and​ ​false​ ​superiority   2. ​ ​US​ ​interests​ ​in​ ​the​​ ​​Mexican Revolution  a. ​ ​Nationalist​ ​movements​ ​in​ ​China,​ ​Russia,​ ​and​ ​Mexico​ ​overturned​ ​weak​ ​central​ ​governments​ ​controlled​ ​by​ ​foreign​ ​investors 

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School: University of California - Los Angeles
Department: Chicana and Chicano Studies
Course: Introduction to Chicana/CHICANO Studies: History and Culture
Professor: R.c. Romero
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Chicano Studies and Lecture Notes
Name: Chicano 10A Week 3 Lecture Notes
Description: These are the lecture notes form week 3 of Chicano 10A.
Uploaded: 10/22/2017
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