Professor Curtis Marez (UC San Diego) presents: Farmworkers in the Visual Field: Racial Capitalism and Farmworker Representation

March 10, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Extrapolating from his book Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of Resistance, Professor Marez analyzes the struggles in the visual field between California agribusiness and farm workers of color.

Curtis Marez is a Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC San Diego, the former editor of American Quarterly, and the former President of the American Studies Association. He is the author of Drug Wars: The Political Economy of Narcotics (University of Minnesota Press, 2004); Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of the Resistance (University of Minnesota Press, 2016); and University Babylon: Film and Race Politics on Campus (University of California, 2019).

Presented by the Latin American Studies Program at Washington University in St Louis, and co-sponsored by the Dean of Arts & Sciences; and Revista de Estudios Hispánicos.

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