Sunday, May 31, 2015

REPOSTING: UCLA Chicano Research Center Lecture: FROM TEXTMEX TO MEXTASY TO EYEGIENE | William A. Nericcio


(CSRC) UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center Talk: William Nericcio presents "From Tex[t]-Mex to Mextasy to Eyegiene" from Tex[t] Mex on Vimeo.
Published on Dec 11, 2013 | Lecture given on November 19, 2013

William A. Nericcio presents the talk, "From Tex[t]-Mex to Mextasy to Eyegiene: Televisually Supercharged Hallucinations of 'Mexicans' in our Digital Humanities-laced, Technosexually Voyeuristic Tomorrow(s)." Alicia Gaspar de Alba, professor of Chicana/o studies, English, and women's studies, provided the introduction.

William A. Nericcio is a professor of English and comparative literature at San Diego State University, where he also serves on the faculties of the Latin American studies and Chicana/o studies departments, and as director of MALAS (Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences), a cultural studies graduate program. He is the author of "Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of"Mexicans" in America" (2007), and editor of "The Hurt Business: Oliver Mayer's Early Works Plus [+]" (2008) and "Homer from Salinas: John Steinbeck's Enduring Voice for California" (2009). 
Nericcio blogs at http://textmex.blogspot.com/ and http://eyegiene.tumblr.com
This event was co-sponsored by the UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies. 
For more on the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, visit http://www.chicano.ucla.edu
This video is a resposting of http://youtu.be/O7sMyagImLk

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