Frederick Luis Aldama

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Border Cinema

Reimagining Identity through Aesthetics

Rutgers University Press

This collection demonstrates how border cinema resists contemporary border fortification processes, showing how cinematic media have functioned technologically and aesthetically to engender contemporary shifts in national and individual identities while proposing alternative conceptions of these identities to those propagated by the often restrictive current political rhetoric and ideologies that represent a backlash to globalization.

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The Latinx Files

Race, Migration, and Space Aliens

Rutgers University Press

The Latinx Files: Race, Migration, and Space Aliens traces how Latinx science fiction writers are reclaiming the space alien from its xenophobic legacy in science fiction. It argues that the space alien is a vital Latinx figure preserving Latinx cultures by activating the myriad possible constructions of the space alien to represent race and migration.
 

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Border Cinema

Reimagining Identity through Aesthetics

Rutgers University Press

This collection demonstrates how border cinema resists contemporary border fortification processes, showing how cinematic media have functioned technologically and aesthetically to engender contemporary shifts in national and individual identities while proposing alternative conceptions of these identities to those propagated by the often restrictive current political rhetoric and ideologies that represent a backlash to globalization.

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