• Marcos del Hierro


This chapter deploys the term mojado to describe the political, cultural, and academic deviance of Latinxs who do not assimilate into the dominant whiteness of US institutions.

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  • Marcos del Hierro
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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