What did California look like?

Marissa López


Professor Marissa López is Associate Professor of English and Chicana/o Studies at UCLA. She studies Chicana/o literature from the 19th century to the present with an emphasis on 19th century Mexican California. She is currently at work on Racial Immanence, a monograph about uses of the body and affect in Chicano cultural production. Professor López is the current Vice President of the Latina/o Studies Association, a past Associate Director of UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center, past chair of UCLA’s Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity, and past chair of the MLA's Executive Committee on Chicana/o Literature.


I published an academic article this spring – “Picturing Mexican America in the Age of Realism” – in which I argued that scholars should look to surviving photographs of 19th century Mexican Californian women to... [ view full abstract ]


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Expanding Forms: a Writing Workshop


S4a » Seminar 4.a: Expanding Forms: a Writing Workshop I (08:00 - Friday, 23rd March, Boardroom East)

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