Melinda Luisa de Jesús

26 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Following | 6 Followers | @mdejesus2014 | Melinda Luisa de Jesús is Associate Professor and Chair of Diversity Studies at California College of the Arts. She writes and teaches about Asian American cultural production, Filipina/o American culture, girl culture, children's literature, monsters, and race/ethnicity in the United States.   She edited Pinay Power: Peminist Critical Theory, the first anthology of Filipina/American feminisms (Routledge 2005). Her writing has appeared in  Approaches to Teaching Multicultural Comics;  Ethnic Literary Traditions in Children’s Literature;  Challenging Homophobia;  The Lion and the Unicorn;  Meridians;  MELUS;  Radical Teacher; The Journal of Asian American Studies; and Delinquents and Debutantes: Twentieth Century American Girls’ Culture. She is a mezzo-soprano, a mom, an Aquarian, and admits an obsession with Hello Kitty.

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