Conference Activity

Panels Organized

2017   “México AlterNATIVO: The promise of alternative citizenships in binational and Mexican cinema, performance, and theatre” Latin American Studies Association’s 2017 International Congress, Apr.29-May 1, Lima, Peru

2016   “DF Espectacular: The Precarious Extravagance of Mexico City” South Central Modern Languages Association’s 73rd Annual Conference, Nov. 3-5, Dallas, Texas

2015   “Theatre of the Real on the Latin American Stage (Part 3)” Latin American Studies Association’s 2015 International Congress, May 27-30, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2013   “Documentary Positioning” American Comparative Literature Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting, April 4-7, Toronto, Canada

2012   “Identidades imposibles: Literatura e identidad nacional en Colombia y México” Latin American Studies Association’s XXX International Congress, May 23-26, San Francisco, California

2010   “The Madness of Modernity: Arlt, Andrade, and the Avant Garde” Latin American Studies Association’s XXIX International Congress, October 6-9, Toronto, Canada

Papers Presented

2017   “Binational Artistic Collaboration in West Texas: Graham Reynolds’ Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance” Latin American Studies Association’s 2017 International Congress, Apr.29-May 1, Lima, Peru

2017   “Policing the Southern Southern Border: Mexico’s Forgotten Border in Nadia Villafuerte’s Barcos en Houston (2005)” Modern Languages Association’s 2017 Annual Convention, Jan. 5-8, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2016   “The Polluted Past: Unearthing Memory in Laia Jufresa’s Umami” South Central Modern Languages Association’s 73rd Annual Conference, Nov. 3-5, Dallas, Texas

2016   “Democratic Representation: Out of the Voting Booth, Onto the Stage” Latin American Studies Association’s 2016 Congress, May 27-30, New York, New York

2015 “Documentary Desire: Montserrat and the Representation of Dreamed Reality” South Central Modern Languages Association’s 72nd Annual Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, Nashville, Tennessee

2015 “¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de lo real?: Afecto y documento en Montserrat de Gabino Rodríguez” Latin American Studies Association’s 2015 Congress, May 27-30, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2014  “Sufragio afectivo: Democratic Self-representation and Contemporary Mexican Theatre“ Hemispheric Institute Encuentro Work Group: “Affect and the City: Remapping Theatrical and Social Movements,” June 21-28, Montreal, Canada

2014   “Staging Human Rights: Mujeres de arena and the Activist Apparatus” American Comparative Literature Association Meeting, Mar. 20-23, New York University, New York

2014   “Habla la ausencia: El teatro testimonial mexicano contemporáneo” Juan Bruce Novoa Congreso de Mexicanistas, February 24-25, University of California, Irvine

2013   “Escenificar los derechos humanos: Mujeres de arena y el aparato activista” Estrategias para Representar lo Irrepresentable, May 7, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico

2013   “Self-Representation in the Ballot Booth: Electores 2012” 128th Modern Language Association Convention, Jan. 3-6, Boston, Massachusetts

2012   “Rumores de una nación: Teatro documental contemporáneo en México” Latin American Studies Association’s XXX International Congress, May 23-26, San Francisco, California

2011   “Rumores: Biography, History and Theatre in El rumor del incendio” XVII Congreso de Mexicanistas Juan Bruce-Novoa: Biografía y Autobiografía, Apr. 28-May 1, University of California, Irvine

2010   “From Charisma to Contemporáneos: Shifting Visions of Authorship in Post-Revolutionary Mexico” Latin American Studies Association’s XXIX International Congress, Oct. 6-9, Toronto, Canada