IRVINE, Ca.– On May 11, 2011, the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UC Irvine present Columbia professor of Anthropology, Claudio Lomnitz. Claudio Lomnitz works on culture and politics in Mexico and the Americas. He has published several books on the ideology, culture and politics of Mexico.
The presentation focuses on the appearance and disappearance of bodies in the public sphere. Particularly, the disappearance of the corpses of victims of current narco-violence; the presence of corpses in public space and in the media as a communicative strategy in narco-violence; and the disappearance and re-integration of bodies of undocumented migrants and border-crossers.
When: May 11th, 2011 at 12p.m.
Where: Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 135