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Areas of expertise: Ethnography, Mass Media, Performance, Latin American and Latino Studies, LGBT+, Queer Studies

Biography, Education and Training

I'm an anthropologist specialized in the ethnography of media. My first book is on the accomplishment of femininity among beauty pageant contestants (misses) and transgender women (transformistas) in Venezuela. My work focuses on the role of the imaginary in the survival of queer and transgender people in Latin America, and the place of these subjects in the nation. I am co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas in the Mission District of San Francisco, CA, a social justice organization that pr... more »

Areas of expertise: Race, Fiction, Popular Culture, Performance

Biography, Education and Training

  Margo Hendricks is the author of Race and Romance: Coloring the Past (ACMRS 2022). Her current project is From Cotton Fields to Shakespeare’s Negress: An Academic Memoir. . . of sorts. With Patricia Parker, Margo is co-editor of Women, Race and Writing in the Early Modern Period (1994), Under the pen name Elysabeth Grace, Margo writes romance fiction. Her recent academic essays appear in New Literary History and the Journal for Popular Romance Studies.  

Ronaldo V Wilson

Ronaldo V Wilson

Professor, Director Creative Writing Program

Literature Department, Creative Writing Program

Areas of expertise: African American / Black Studies, Asian Studies, Art, Art Theory, Queer Studies, Performance, Poetry, Fiction, Visual Culture, Writing

Biography, Education and Training

Education:   2009 Ph.D., English, CUNY Graduate Center 1995 M.A., Poetry, New York University Graduate Creative Writing Program  1991 A.B., English, University of California, Berkeley   Biography:   Ronaldo V. Wilson is an award-winning poet, interdisciplinary artist, academic and author of six collections of hybrid and experimental works spanning poetry, fiction, mixed genre theory, performance, digital, sound, and visual art.  He has performed in multiple ... more »

Areas of expertise: Acting, Drama, Diversity, Ensemble Theater, Performance, Race, Theater, Speech

Biography, Education and Training

Amy is a professional voice and acting coach who is founder and owner of Vocal Context. In addition to working at UCSC, she works with international clients and is faculty at Perry-Mansfield in Colorado, which is the longest continuously running arts program in the US. Her performance work includes the Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton Theatre Festival, and Theatre Amoeba, for which she was just featured in a TEDx talk in Cheongju. Amy has her MA in Voice Studies (Distinction) from the Royal Centr... more »

Samantha Gorman

Samantha Gorman

Assistant Teaching Professor

Computational Media

Press Contact

Shannon Deoul

Areas of expertise: Digital Arts, Performance, Virtual Reality, Immersive, and Augmented Reality Environments, Digital Humanities, Writing, Direction (Theater), Literature, Video Games, Game Design, Game Studies, New Media

Biography, Education and Training

Samantha Gorman is an interdisciplinary writer, director and artist who does practice-based research in interactive narrative, games, digital performance/theater, and the theory and practice of immersive media (AR/VR). Since 2014, she has been the co-lead of established art/game studio Tender Claws.   She is known for projects that make critical, creative interventions in form/technology (e-readers, mobile VR, AR, machine learning, biometrics), while also functioning as commercially relea... more »

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