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Thursday, April 14 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
The Racial Publics of Siouxsie Sioux
Joshua Chambers-Letson, “Punk, Blackness, and the Communism of Siouxsie’s Voice”
Summer Kim Lee, “Voices on the Other Side: Siouxsie Sioux’s White Femininity and Capacious Vocality”
Iván A. Ramos, “Nicotine Stains: On Siouxsie Sioux’s Racial Publics”
Richard T. Rodríguez, “‘Red Over White’: Siouxsie’s Disidentifications”

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Gustavus Stadler

Gustavus Stadler teaches English and American studies at Haverford College. He writes about race, sexuality, popular music, sound, audio technology, and literature in the 19th and 20th centuries. From 2010 to 2013, he co-edited The Journal of Popular Music Studies with Karen Tongson. He is currently writing a book titled Woody Guthrie and the Intimate Life of the Left. “Queer People’s Songs” | On December 31, 1945, Pete Seeger... Read More →

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Joshua Chambers-Letson

Joshua Chambers-Letson is Assistant Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of A Race So Different: Law and Performance in Asian America (NYU Press, 2013), winner of the 2014 Outstanding Book Award from the Association of Theater in Higher Education. He has published in journals including the Journal of Popular Music Studies, Social Text, Criticism, and MELUS. With Ann Pellegrini and Tavia Nyong’o, he... Read More →
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Summer Kim Lee

Summer Kim Lee is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at New York University. Her dissertation, “Peripheral Presence: Race, Gender, Media, and the Performance of Detachment,” examines how performances of detachment enact a women of color feminist critique of transnational representations of race and gender in contemporary media. She has served as Managing Editor of Women & Performance and has published in... Read More →
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Iván A. Ramos

Iván A. Ramos is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Riverside. He received his PhD in Performance Studies from UC Berkeley. His project examines how Mexican and U.S. Latina/o artists and publics utilized sound to articulate negation in the wake of NAFTA. His writing appears or is forthcoming in ARARA: Art and Architecture of the Americas, Women & Performance, Studies in Gender and... Read More →
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Richard T. Rodríguez

Richard T. Rodríguez is Associate Professor of English and Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is also affiliated with the Department of Gender and Women's Studies and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory. The author of Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics and many articles and reviews, he is currently writing a book on Latino male sexualities in film and... Read More →


Thursday April 14, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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