Modern Family’s Latina Spitfire in the era of White Resentment
Isabel Molina-Guzmán / University of Illinois(3)
On Modern Family, Vergara’s award-winning performance of Latina spitfire Gloria affirms the show’s nostalgic representation of white masculinity, helping to soothe racial anxieties through a familiar figure of domestic Latina femininity. At the same time, Vergara’s complex representation of Latina motherhood also provides a unique moment of visibility, creating a rupture in the show’s narrative of white resentment.
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(Mis)Representing Black Sexualities: Madea versus MaDukes
Amber Johnson / Prairie View A&M University
The Boondocks and Tyler Perry’s universe.
A consideration of heteronormative trends in Disney’s The Little Vampire.