Category Archives: Aesthetics

“Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s ‘historic’ election” in Political Geography

The corrected proof of Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s “historic” election, an essay with Oliver Gabriel Hernández Lara at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, is available in Political Geography (find it here and here). This is our first of … Continue reading

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Support for “Banishing Ghosts and Building Solidarities in Central Mexico After the Long Sixties”

The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) recently announced its support for a 2019-2020 cohort of faculty fellows. Among the projects supported was my work on the relationship between politics, identity, and space amidst the failures of late liberalism in … Continue reading

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Upcoming talk at University of Denver: “Politicizing Landscapes of Disappearance in Central Mexico”

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Launch event in Mexico City for ‘Ejercicios de resistencia’

The artist David Hernández has organized a book project (Ejercicios de resistencia) and a convergence of artists whose work in 2018 is, in part, commemorating the events of 1968 in Mexico City. The Centro Cultural Universitario in Tlatelolco is hosting … Continue reading

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“Una mirada desde otras disciplinas” — a discussion of new work by Annabel Castro in Cuernavaca, Morelos

I will present some comments this Saturday at a discussion of Annabel Castro’s new video installation, Outside in: exile at home, which is currently showing in Cuernavaca, Morelos, México. As Castro puts it, “The installation evokes the condition of being … Continue reading

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Hemispheric Institute Encuentro, “The World Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance,” Mexico City from June 9–15, 2019

XI Encuentro: The World Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance  Haga clic aquí para obtener más información en español y portugués.June 9- 15, 2019 Mexico City Deadline for Applications: October 29, 2018 The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, in collaboration … Continue reading

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The Dis/Appeared

As I work on my project with Oliver Hernández Lara on ‘landscapes of disappearance,’ I find this helpful resource — a video essay by Ian Alan Paul, linked trough Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations blog: The Dis/Appeared

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