Sept 24: Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body

Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body a lecture by Lois Lorentzen September 24, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Lois Lorentzen, Theology & Religious Studies and the Center for Latino/a Studies in the Americas, University of San Francisco The U.S./Mexico border is the most militarized border in the world between two […]

Nov 29: "Legalizing Eroticism": Masochism, Pleasure, and Queer Spectatorship in Mexican ‘Rumbera’ Films (1940s-1950s)

a talk by Laura G. Gutiérrez November 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Laura G. Gutiérrez, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona This presentation examines a number of cinematic texts that belong to a corpus of films from the so-called Golden-Age of Mexican cinema […]

Queers, Gringos, and Other Deviants: New Films from Mexico

Filmmaker Greg Berger, longtime resident of Mexico and professor at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, presents cutting edge new films from Mexico in Queers, Gringos, and Other Deviants. September 14, Tuesday 6 PM NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor NYC The legalization of same-sex marriage in Mexico […]