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The Interpretation and Representation of Latino Cultures: Research and Museums Conference Documentation
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The Body: The Real and the Symbolic

Challenging Traditional Curatorial Practices

Historicizing Narratives

Borders and Diasporas

Aesthetics Beauty

The Body: The Real and the Symbolic

All Abstracts



Racialized Identity: Perceptions of body in “The Story of My Body” by Melba I. Amador

Embodied Archives: Dance, Memory, and the Performance of Latinidad by Ramón H. Rivera-Servera

Border-Crossers and Zeroes: Violence and Identity in Elia Arce’s performances and Robert Karimi’s “Self-the Remix” by Gustavo Adolfo Guerra Vasquez

Bodies of Evidence: Representation and Recognition on the Mexican Border by John McKiernan-Gonzalez

Transcript of Discussion Session with Amelia Malagamba

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