Gringos Mexicanos

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 belonging that two Americans siblings raised in Mexico have when contrasted to each other and to (Mexican or American) peer groups. The narrative voice in this piece provides a unique perspective broadening dialogue(s) on Mexican American identity.

Resumen: Este podcast incluye la lectura en espánglish del cuento “Gringos mexicanos” que nace de la nostalgia y las ansias al apego a la indentidad nacional y a la biculturalidad. Esta obra trata los grados de pertenencia que tienen dos hermanos estadounidenses criados en México cuando se contrasta el uno al otro y ambos a sus grupos mexicanos / estadounidenses respectivos. La voz narrativa prove una perspectiva innovadora que ensancha el dialogo en torno a la identidad mexicano-americana / chicana.

Credits: Written version published in / Versión escrita publicada en PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies. Edited by Paul Allatson. UTS ePress. Vol. 16. Nº 1/2 2019.

See Resource page for educators and community facilitators / Vea la página de Recursos para docentes y líderes comunitarios.

Photo courtesy of Dwyer family / Foto cortesía de la familia Dwyer

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