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.

 

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Event Type

Cultural, Special Event, Presentation

Departments

Latino Studies Program, English

Tags

cascal, LSPCAL

Contact E-Mail

emd233@cornell.edu, mfd1@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Ella Diaz

Speaker

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Ph.D ‘02

Speaker Affiliation

Loyola Marymount University, Department of Chicano Studies

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