Saturday, December 18, 2010

Harry Potter, Chicano: Xicanosmosis, Half-Blood Princes, and the Mestizaje

While I am not ready to publish a book on it, I do want it recorded in the annals of the internet the following hunch regarding the popularity of Harry Potter.  Our half-blood prince is Chicano--the winsome lad is a mestizo: half-blooded, mixed-breeded, mutt-formed Xicano.   Do I have the proof of this!? Yes.

Forthcoming in Eyegiene: Permutations of Subjectivity in the Televisual Age of Sex and Race with UT Press.

For those cannot wait, here's part of the script with mestizaje-laced passages:

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