Major Events Organized
“Creative Interference” symposium. Co-curated with Anita Huizar-Hernández and Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan. Funded by the UA Social, Cultural, and Creative Interference Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Department of English, College of Humanities, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Latin American Studies, Human Rights Practice Program, Division of Equity, Inclusion and Title XI, and Institute for LGBT Studies. October 24-25, 2019.
“In Transit/En tránsito” art exhibition at the Museum of Art, symposium, and related events. Co-curated with Anita Huizar-Hernández. Funded by the Hemispheric Institute, The UA College of Humanities, the Tucson Humanities Festival, the UA Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Luce Family Foundation, UA Museum of Art, UA Confluence Center, UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UA Latin American Studies, and CALA Alliance. September 16, 2017-March 11, 2018.
“The Politics and the Senses” 2017-2018 speaker series. Co-curated with John Melillo. Funded by The UA Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, Diversity and Inclusion, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Institute for LGBT Studies, Department of English, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Fred Fox School of Music, American Indian Studies, College of Humanities, Poetry Center. October 18, 2017-April 24, 2018.
“Subjects Unbound/Unbordered: Arts, Migration, Resistance.” Co-convener. Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics Encuentro, Mexico City, Mexico. 2019.
“Decolonizing Visuality: Aesthetic and Corporeal Practices of Resistance in Latin America.” Latin American Studies Association, Barcelona, Spain. 2018.
“Pedagogies of Crossing: Hemispheric Performance and Dissenting Bodies.” American Studies Association, Chicago, IL. 2017.
“Embodied Relations to Land, Memory, and Migration.” American Studies Association, Denver, CO. 2016.
“Politics and Aesthetics of Insistence.” Co-convener. Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics Encuentro, Santiago, Chile. 2016.
“Performing Visuality.” American Comparative Literature Association, Cambridge, MA. 2016.
“Memory, Visual Culture, Affect, Bodies.” American Comparative Literature Association, Seattle, WA. 2015.
“When is Home?: History, Law, Belonging, and Performance. Performance Studies International, Stanford, CA. 2013.
“Emancipation, Liberation, Dewestern and Decolonial Options.” Co-convener. Hemispheric Institute GSI Convergence, Durham, NC. 2012.