Domino Renee Perez
Domino Renee Perez is an Associate Professor of English and Native American Studies at the University of Texas, San Antonio, and received her PhD from Cornell University. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on life stories, testimonios, memoirs, and autobiographies by women of color. She has taught Chican@, Native American, and Ethnic Studies courses at Cornell, Mount Holyoke, Oberlin, Nevada State, and UTSA. She is especially dedicated to student-centered learning and integrates testimonio into her classes where she values and validates everyone's lived experiences.
This collection of essays, poetry, and artwork brings together scholarly and creative responses inspired by the life and work of Gloria Anzaldúa. The diverse voices represented in this collection are gathered from the 2007 national conference and 2009 international conference of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa (SSGA). More than 30 scholars, activists, poets, and artists contributed to El Mundo Zurdo, whose release coincides with the SSGA's second annual international conference in San Antonio, Texas.