AAR Latina/o Religion

“What We Can Learn from Trans* Studies”

Alejandro Escalante

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Beliso-De Jesús, Aisha M. 2016. Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Halberstam, Jack. 2018. Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability. Oakland: University of California Press.

Palmié, Stephan. 2013. The Cooking of History: How Not to Study Afro-Cuban Religion. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.


Further Reading

Ochoa, Todd Ramón. 2010. Society of the Dead: Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Puar, Jasbir K. 2017. The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability. Durham: Duke University Press.

Weinstein, Jami. 2012. “Transgenres and the Plane of Gender Imperceptibility.” In Undutiful Daughters: New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice, edited by Henriette Gunkel, Chrysanthi Nigianni, and Fanny Söderbäck, 155-168. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.