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Mexicans and Mexican Americans: Prolegomenon to a Literary Perspective

Prepared for the 2002 Transculturation Program, Texas A&M University—Kingsville; Published in The Journal of South Texas, Spring 2005. By Felipe de Ortego y Gasca, Professor of English, Texas State University System–Sul Ross; Visiting Scholar and Lecturer in English, Texas A&M University –Kingsville. I INTRODUCTION Mexican  Americans are not Mexicans and Mexican American literature is not …

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La Leyenda Negra/The Black Legend: Historical Distortion, Defamation, Slander, Libel, and Stereotyping of Hispanics

La Leyenda Negra/The Black Legend: Historical Distortion, Defamation, Slander, Libel, and Stereotyping of Hispanics This series was originally published in Somos Primos, 104th-115th Issue Part IBy Felipe de Ortego y Gasca, Scholar in Residence, Western New Mexico University; Professor Emeritus, Texas State University System—Sul Ross I was having dinner, not too long ago, with a group …

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La Tarea & El Trabajo: Summary and Assessment of Contemporary Latino American Literature

2009 National Hispanic Writers Conference  Keynote Speech Keynote presentation at the 7th Annual National Latino Writers Conference hosted by the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 21-23, 2009 By Felipe de Ortego y Gasca Scholar in Residence and Chair, Department of Chicana/Chicano and Hemispheric Studies, Western New Mexico University; Professor Emeritus, Texas State …

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Censorship, Banned Books, and Intellectual Freedom

Prepared for the Annual Conference of the New Mexico Library Association April 22-24, 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico By Felipe de Ortego y Gasca Scholar in Residence, Western New Mexico University; Professor Emeritus, Texas State University System—Sul Ross Member Intellectual Freedom Committee, New Mexico Library Association The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association …