Rossana Reguillo: "Ensayos y Escenas Desde el Abismo: Sobre el Horror Contemporáneo”

Oct 17, 2018, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
216 Burr Hall



Event Description

This lecture is a journey of a little over 8 years around the processes of violence and crisis of the state, with special emphasis on the tearing of the social fabric and decline in human rights. Developing the notion of "border effect" to analyze these processes in the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States.

Rossana Reguillo Cruz is a research professor in the Department of Sociocultural Studies at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, ITESO in Guadalajara, Mexico, where she coordinates Signa_Lab, Laboratory for network analysis and cyberculture. Her current areas of study include network analysis and violence, social movements, youth and urban culture, the social construction of fear, and cultural aspects of the relationship between necropolítica and violence. She has been a visiting professor at several Latin American universities, as well as in Europe and the United States.

Lecture in Spanish.

Rossana Reguillo