From March 2 through March 4, 2010 the UPRM will host the Third Colloquium On Queer Sexualities–¿Del Otro La’o?
Our department will have a STRONG presence in this forum.
Two graduate students will present papers:Wednesday, March 3 @ 10:40 am in the Cafeteria Annex Ángel D. Matos Caro TOWARDS A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE OF “EL MARICÓN”: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF HISPANIC GAY IDENTITY IN ALEX SÁNCHEZ’S YOUNG ADULT NOVELS
Thursday, March 4 @ 3:30 pm in Figueroa Chapel Stella Ramírez “FREE TO BE YOU AND ME”? ANALYZING TRANSGENDER DEPICTIONS IN AMERICAN, PUERTO RICAN, AND JAPANESE MEDIA
One faculty member will co-facilitate a workshop:Thursday, March 4 @ 3:30 pm in the Cafeteria Annex Jocelyn A. Géliga Vargas & Luis Daniel Cruz González TALLER – TESTIMONIOS QUEER: LA HISTORIA ORAL COMO ESTRATEGIA PARA DOCUMENTAR QUEERSTORIAS Y TRANSFORMAR LA “HISTORIA”
One MAEE alumnus will perform at the event:Wednesday, March 3 @ 5:00 pm in Figueroa Chapel Thea Leticia Mateu LOS NENES CON LOS NENES, LAS NENAS CON LAS NENAS: QUEER, DESCARRILADA Y ENDRAGADA
Four departmental members will moderate sessions:Aixa Rodríguez Rodríguez Mary Sefranek Ángel Matos Caro Jocelyn A. Géliga Vargas
For additional information about the Colloquium, please see the attached program.