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Areas of expertise: Latino/a Studies, American Studies, Print Media, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Chicana/o Studies, California History


Biography, Education and Training

I am a first-generation college student, born in California to a Mexican and German-American family. I got my BA in History at Swarthmore and my PhD in Comparative Literature at Yale. I am interested in the changing conditions of literary production and reception: who gets to say what's good, or what's worth remembering? What languages and linguistic registers have social power, and who gets access to them? These are the questions I ask about English- and Spanish-language materials from across t... more »


Areas of expertise: American Music, American Studies, Baroque Studies, Experimental Music, Multiculturalism, Music, Musicology, US History, California History, Western Art Music


Biography, Education and Training

B.A. with great distinction (music): Stanford University, 1969 M.M. (music history): Hartt College of Music, 1971 Ph.D. (musicology): Stanford University, 1978


Areas of expertise: African American / Black Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Jazz, American Studies, California History, Improvisation, Urban studies, Cultural Studies


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B.A. History, UC Berkeley M.A. American Studies, University of Michigan Ph.D. American Studies, University of Michigan


Areas of expertise: Chicana/o Studies, American Studies, Latino/a Studies, Sexuality, Poverty


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Anthropology University of California, Berkeley

Susan Gillman

Susan Gillman

Distinguished Professor

Literature Department

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Susan Gillman


Areas of expertise: Literature, African American / Black Studies, American Studies, Race, US History, Slavery, Ocean Studies, Language and Linguistics, Popular Culture, Atlantic World


Biography, Education and Training

I am a scholar of race and slavery in the United States, the Americas, and beyond. From my usual base in the nineteenth century, I approach the study of national literatures and cultures from a “worlded” perspective developed by the cluster in World Literature and Cultural Studies at UCSC. My first book – focusing on Mark Twain’s lifelong interest in identity and imposture - explores his engagement with the changing systems of racial classification in the late nineteenth-... more »


Areas of expertise: Activism, Art Theory, Contemporary Art, Feminist Theory, Aesthetics, American Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Critical Theory, Digital Arts


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BA, Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven PhD, History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz


Areas of expertise: American Studies, Community-based Research, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Intellectual Property, Public Art


Biography, Education and Training

Jon holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, a Masters in Anthropology from Portland State University, a Masters in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Nebraska.

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Jennifer Horne

Assistant Professor

jenny@ucsc.edu

(831) 600-7357


Areas of expertise: Film, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Archives, Archival Practices, Critical Theory, Feminist Studies, Documentary Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Jennifer Horne's area of expertise is nontheatrical film and media, with an emphasis on the history of the factual, educational, film in governmental and institutional streams of activity. Her research interests span media citizenship, the history of institutional uses of film/video, media archaeologies, film exhibition histories, areas of film preservation and archiving that shape our understanding of film culture, and all aspects of these areas which touch gender and feminist history. Her publ... more »

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Allison Arteaga Soergel

Public Information Representative, Social Sciences

asoergel@ucsc.edu

831-459-4399


Areas of expertise: American Studies, Border Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, Feminist Studies, Gender Studies, Immigration, Latin American and Latino Studies, Literature


Biography, Education and Training

I'm Professor and chair of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. From 2013 to 2018, I directed UC Santa Cruz’s Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas (formerly the Chicano Latino Research Center).In 2014, my colleagues and I launched our doctoral program, the first in the world to link Latinx studies and Latin American studies. I help shape and expand these fields and I work for a more diverse, equita... more »


Areas of expertise: Activism, Environmental Justice, Science and Technology, American Studies, Sustainability, California History, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Berkeley B.A., Politics with Honors, Oberlin College


Areas of expertise: Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Colonialism, Middle East Studies


Biography, Education and Training

I received my Ph.D. in American Studies with a Portfolio in Women’s and Gender Studies from University of Texas at Austin, where I trained in transnational American studies, critical race and ethnic studies, feminist studies, and comparative colonialisms. My research broadly engages questions of settler colonialism, U.S. empire, and the fraught politics of both tourism and solidarity. My first book, Invited to Witness: Solidarity Tourism Across Occupied Palestine (Duke University Press, 202... more »

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