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“From Trans-Atlantic Pachuquismo to Universal Mexicanidad: Rioting Los Angeles and the post-World War Parisian Experiences of Octavio Paz”

Posted by bgsuenglish on March 24, 2009

paz-2-sizedThe Department of Ethnic Studies’ Spring 2009 Brown Bag series is holding its third event of the semester, a lecture by Dr. John Kaiser Ortiz titled “From Trans-Atlantic Pachuquismo to Universal Mexicanidad: Rioting Los Angeles and the post-World War Parisian Experiences of Octavio Paz”. Dr. Ortiz’s presentation will take place from 12:00 to 1:00 on Tuesday, March 31st in the Baldwin Conference Room, Shatzel Hall 242.

An instructor in the Department of Ethnic Studies, Dr. Ortiz holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Oregon and specializes in Latin American Thought, Mexican Philosophy, Chicano Studies, and the Borderlands. Dr. Ortiz is also the curator of the film series “La Epoca de Oro de Cine Mexicano” (“The Golden age of Mexican Cinema”), which is offered on Monday at 7PM in the Gish Film Theater.

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