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Ensayos y Escenas Desde el Abismo: Sobre el Horror Contemporáneo

Rossana Reguillo, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, Mexico

October 17, 2018 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EDT · 216 Aaron Burr

Program in Latin American Studies

This lecture is a journey of over 8 years around the processes of violence and crisis of the state, with special emphasis on the tearing of the social fabric and decline in human rights. Developing the notion of “border effect” to analyze these processes in the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States.

Rossana Reguillo Cruz is a research professor in the Department of Sociocultural Studies at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, ITESO in Guadalajara, Mexico, where she coordinates Signa_Lab, Laboratory for network analysis and cyberculture. Her current areas of study include network analysis and violence, social movements, youth and urban culture, the social construction of fear, and cultural aspects of the relationship between necropolítica and violence. She has been a visiting professor at several Latin American universities, as well as in Europe and the United States.

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