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Challenging Traditional Curatorial Practices

Historicizing Narratives

Borders and Diasporas

Aesthetics Beauty

The Body: The Real and the Symbolic

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Discussions

Bibliography

Have We Arrived? Class, Museum Culture and Mexican-America" Keynote Speech by Jose E. Limon

 

Challenging Traditional Curatorial Practices

Contesting Cinco de Mayo: Cultural Politics and Commercialization of Ethnic Festivals, 1930-1950
Conceptions and Representations of Latinos and Mainstream Museums in the United States
Arriving at the River’s Edge: Curatorial Trends in L.A.
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Historicizing Narratives

Aztlan in Arizona:  Civic Narrative and Ritual Pageantry in Mexican America
Constructing Race through Visual Culture: Medicalized Representations of Mexican Communities in Early-Twentieth-Century Los Angeles
Identifying Mestizo Phenomena: Representation and Reclamation of Mestisaje’s Foothold
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Borders and Diasporas

“Cultural Memory in the Rituals of the Mexican Diaspora in the United States: the role of the corridos about immigration played by conjuntos norteños and the aesthetics of the bailes norteños”
Latinization:  A Cultural History of Latinos’ Contributions to Central Arizona
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Aesthetics: Beauty

Integrating the Museum: Contemporary Latino Art in Context
Catwoman vs. The Leafblower: Lowriders, Power Tools and Latino Aesthetics
Chicana Critical Pedagogies: Chicana Art as Critique and Intervention
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The Body: The Real and the Symbolic

Racialized Identity: Perceptions of body in “The Story of My Body”
Embodied Archives: Dance, Memory, and the Performance of Latinidad
Border-Crossers and Zeroes: Violence and Identity in Elia Arce’s performances and Robert Karimi’s “Self-the Remix”
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