Cornell University

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Ph.D ‘02

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 12:00pm

429 Rockefeller Hall, Latina/o Studies conference room

Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty

Dr. Rodriguez y Gibson
is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Chicana/o Studies at Loyola Marymount University where she teaches courses on literature, cultural studies and feminist theory. She edited the first critical anthology dedicated to a single Chicana poet, Stunned Into Being: Essays on the Poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes (Wings Press, 2012), which brought together landmark critical essays on Cervantes with new work. She is coeditor of The Un/making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics (Palgrave 2015). Most recently, she has coauthored, with Tanya Gonzalez, (KSU) Funny Looking: Humor, Queer Latina/o Camp, and Ugly Betty, (Lexington Press 2015). Her newest book project, Style and Latina/o Cultural Politics: Affects, Embodiments, Communities looks at everything from literary style to radical fat politics and fashion.

Lunch followed by presentation.

Sponsored by Latina/o Studies Program with support provided by Department of English, Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Department of Performing and Media Arts, American Studies, Latin American Studies Program, Department of Romance Studies, and the Society for the Humanities.


Event Type

Cultural, Special Event, Presentation


Latino Studies Program, English


cascal, LSPCAL

Contact E-Mail,

Contact Name

Ella Diaz


Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Ph.D ‘02

Speaker Affiliation

Loyola Marymount University, Department of Chicano Studies

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