Conference Contribution Details
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Catherine Leen
‘Specular Ghosts: Memory and Trauma in Mexican Visual Culture’
Conference on Ghosts and Trauma in Mexican Visual Culture
Senate House, University of London
Invited Lecture
2014
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12-SEP-14
I presented a lecture on ‘Aliens as Superheroes: Science Fiction, Immigration and the Photography of Dulce Pinzón.’ Pinzón employs the language of U.S. popular culture to overturn and complicate stereotypes of migrant workers as so-called illegal aliens in photographs that cast them as heroic figures whose work contributes greatly to both Latin America and the United States
Institute of Latin American Studies