Ricardo Bracho: “The Racial Sexual View from Here”

February 17, 2014
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

Ricardo-BrachoBrowsing Room
Knight Library,
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

“The Racial Sexual View from Here,” a lecture by queer Chicano writer and educator Ricardo Bracho

Ricardo A. Bracho is a writer and educator who has worked in theater, independent film and video, the academy, and community organizing for over 20 years. His lecture will focus on theater as a form of analysis and as a practice of radical consciousness-raising for minoritized communities. Bracho has taught theater and creative writing in university and community settings, and has also worked extensively in harm reduction and HIV prevention within queer Latina/o communities. Recently, he has worked as an art director, producer, editorial consultant, and co-writer on independent film projects.

In 2012-13, Bracho was Visiting Faculty of Theater at DePaul University in Chicago and in 2004-05 he was an Artist/Scholar in Residence at UC Santa Barbara. He has taught, been in residence and lectured at UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Ohio University, Stanford University, Vassar College, among many others.

Sponsored by the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; the Department of Ethnic Studies; the UO Multicultural Center; the Department of Theater Arts; the Department of English; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Education & Support Services; and the journal Comparative Literature.

Contact: Professor Ernesto Martínez, ejm@uoregon.edu. Ernesto Martínez is a member of the CLLAS advisory board.

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