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Corpse-messaging, Polar Bears, and Timboctou: the Mexico/U.S. drug wars

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
  4:10–5:40 p.m.

Location: Athletics & Dance Building
  Parking Information

Category: Colloquium



DANCE 280 - Current Topics in Dance Research
Choreographies of War and Conflict - Jens Richard Giersdorf, coordinator

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco, Assistant Professor, UCSB, Department of Music
Corpse-messaging, Polar Bears, and Timboctou: the Mexico/U.S. drug wars

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco is a professor in the Department of Music and Theater-Dance, University of California Santa Barbara. Her work engages in an interdisciplinary context with the fields of performance studies, ethnomusicology, dance studies, community arts, theatre studies, and Mexican and Latin American studies. Her research projects explore issues of identity, ethnicity and migration; power relations; tourism; gender; embodiment; vocality; and the ethics in/of performance and research. Her publications include Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism, and Performance (OUP); chapters in Performance, Embodiment and Cultural Memory, and Music, Power and Politics; articles in Performance Research and Research in Drama Education; an edited collection, Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography and Identity (forthcoming: University of Illinois Press) and Performing Memory: Contemporary Mexican Theater (forthcoming: Intellect).

Parking: $6 permits at the University Kiosk

Open to: Campus Only
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Dance Department

Contact Information:
Kathy DeAtley
(951) 827-3245