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Delirio: The fantastic, the demonic, and the reel narratives from Nuevo Leon
This dissertation is about the "making of history." It is about the process of how certain events are laboriously imbedded in the story of a region or nation. It is also about how other events or narratives become phantasms ...
Gorgeous monster: The arts of managing violence in contemporary Bogota
In the late 20th century, Bogota, capital of Colombia, a country where homicide is the leading cause of death, became a model of governmental intervention aimed at managing violence. My dissertation inquires into this ...
Manly acts: Buenos Aires, 24 March 1996
Ethnographic fieldwork and writing are employed to explore how men in Buenos Aires construct and contest masculinity. The fieldwork is focused on three sites of manly performance: asado (Argentine barbecue), soccer, and ...