Leticia Alvarado, From Abject Performances to Aesthetics in Relation

Leticia Alvarado is an Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies at Brown University.

Her interdisciplinary research is situated at the nexus of Latina/o/x, visual culture, and gender and sexuality studies.

Leticia Alvarado’s research has been funded by the Ford Foundation, the Smithsonian, and Brown University’s Wriston Fellowship for “excellence in teaching and scholarship.” Her scholarly publications appear in Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, and the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies as well as the award-winning museum catalogue, Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A..

Her first book, Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production is now available from Duke University Press.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
William L. Harkness Hall (WLH ), 309 See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511