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

Poster Del Otro La'o

For additional information about the Colloquium, please see the attached program.

Programa%20LargoFinal.pdf

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