Gabriella V. Sanchez
I am invested in examining how the mining of memory can recreate both individual and collective narratives that exist outside a colonial imaginary.
As a teacher/learner, I recognize that students possess a wealth of experiential, ancestral, and cultural knowledge. I work to create a space that fosters critical thinking and dialogue that helps us connect the theories and concepts we learn in class to larger society and our own lived realities.
What I’m Reading & Watching
– The Marcia Niemann Feminist Activist Collection
– San Antonio Mexican American Studies Pláticas Collection
- On Politics, Punishment, and PleasureI saw this headline in a screen shot on Twitter and had to Google it to make sure it wasn’t “fake news”: “Biden hopes to avoid divisive Trump investigations, preferring unity”Biden has told aides that he’s concerned that investigations would divide the country but that he would leave decisions up to an independent Justice Department.https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/president-elect-biden-wary-trump-focused-investigations-sources-say-n1247959Continue reading “On Politics, Punishment, and Pleasure”
- “Happy” Veterans Day?My daddy wasn’t happy when he was drafted to Vietnam.he was 19. one of two kids from his neighborhood – Loma Park, on the Westside of San Anto – to come back.alive.he wasn’t happy whenhe knew he had PTSDand wanted– needed –help.the VA told him he was fine.when he went back 3 years later, insisting heContinue reading ““Happy” Veterans Day?”