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Date Created: 09/08/15
9815 Race is socially constructed Whites have quotoptional ethnicity or quotsituational ethnicity ie St Patrick s Day Parade IrishAmerican Intersectionality which oppressive institutions are interconnected and cannot be examined separately from one another ie racism sexism homophobia transphobia ableism xenophobia classism etc Missing People and Others What does Madrid mean by 0 Being the other 0 Being othered o Exclusionary othering What does being other feel like 0 Exclusion isolation alienation invisible 0 Focus of attention stick out like a sore thumb o Perceived with suspicion or threat Exclusionary Othering Symbolic Annihilation Perceiving a group to be fundamentally different alien out of the circle not one of us Cultural groups become symbolically annihilated Symbolic Annihilation group s experiences are ignored or rendered invisible Underrepresentation How Whites became the quotmajorityquot by Nation building Everyone speaking one language Microaggressions 0 Casual forms of bias 0 Due to rigid mental set 0 Where are you from 0 Where were you born 0 Where is your accent from o What kind of name is that o Subtle racism of being exoticized Language Planning Promote learning quotBecoming American was learning English and its corollary quotnot speaking Spanish the discouraged or proscribed language p17 Language Planning Nation Building How is language planning synonymous with nation building Myth that if the indigenous inhabitants of New Mexico spoke English then they would be welcomed into the American fold p17 Ethnicity 0 Cultural characteristics 0 Senseofcommunity o Primarilylearned o HispanicandAmericano o Nationality 0 Common ancestry o Languagegroups 0 Religious ancestry Situational Identity o Conscious or unconscious shifting of ethnic identification based on the situation in which one finds oneself o Downplaying the significance of one s identity if necessary to avoid being othered p18 0 Ethnic on and off so to speak as needed 0 Code Switching and Shifting Missing People and Others o What is the significance of this title that Arturo Madrid chose for his essay 0 Who are the missing people 0 Where are they missing In the Academy II I 0 quotPresence of the other quotAmerican institutional life a flor de tierra p 19 o Do a Trinidad p19 All translates to even if you have a limited space once you get there you have to stay there You deserve to be there just like anybody else The space or position that you occupy can help open the door for someone who is similar to you Expanding the Circle 0 What does Madrid mean by expanding the circle Opening up the space for more diversity Highlights in book p16 I do not however fit those mental sets that define America and Americans Grew up in New Mexico predominately Mexican Americans descendants of those 19th cent Immigrants lived among them in New Mexico p17 School did not erase my otherness Schooling is more social than educational School was where one became an American p18 UCLA began graduate studies in 1960 LA large Mexican population Most Mexicans were groundskeepers and foodservice personnel MexicanAmerican students were few and mostly invisible Dartmouth College for teaching position other Mexicans were not present p19 flor de tierra spare plants whose roots do not go deep surface phenomenon vulnerable to in clemencies of an economic political or social nature For despite the lip service given to the goal of the integration of minorities into institutional life what has occurred instead of ghettoization marginalization isolation Token Inclusion p20 Dr Madrid he asked why does a onedimensional person like you think he can be the president of a multidimensional institution like ours o Microaggression 0 Soft bigotry of low exceptions 0 Setting the bar really low
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