“Gringos Mexicanos” features engaging stories, discussions and interviews on relevant intercultural topics in Spanglish, English and Spanish. The narrative voice in these podcasts provides a unique perspective broadening dialogue(s) on Mexican American / Chicanx identity. It questions times of fixed borders and selected national identities. These podcasts serve as engaged scholarship, free of use and beneficial for higher-education faculty/staff from any discipline and/or High School educators. Scroll down to see “classroom discussion guides.” The podcast features Spanglish stories told by K. Angelique Dwyer, and relevant commentary by academics, professionals and community members on: identity negotiation, gender dynamics, death, spirituality, pets, siblings, sexuality, family relations, classism, religion, rituals and rites of passage.
Abstract: This podcast features the Spanglish reading of “La manda,” which reflects upon faith and ritual practices from a personal and transnational perspective. From dance, to fairs, to nun school, … Continue reading La manda
Abstract: This podcast features the Spanglish reading of “Gringos Mexicanos,” which stems from feelings of nostalgia and unrest within biculturalism and national identity. The piece deals with the degrees of … Continue reading Gringos Mexicanos
Abstract: This podcast features the Spanglish reading of “Simón.” The overarching themes of this story are death, spirituality, animals and pets in a non-conventional American family raised in Mexico. The … Continue reading Simón
Doce horas: A Family Border Tale
Abstract: This podcast features the Spanglish reading of “Doce horas: A Family Border Tale,” which comically narrates a family’s adventure crossing the U.S.-Mexico border by car a few days after … Continue reading Doce horas: A Family Border Tale
My Brother the Mexican
Abstract: This podcast features the Spanglish reading of “My Brother the Mexican,” which follows the relationship of two American siblings raised in Mexico. From country music, to cowboy boots and … Continue reading My Brother the Mexican