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Images and Representations of the Puerto Rican Press: Birth Control, Sterilization and Contraceptives in El Mundo, El Imparcial and Claridad (1943-1974) (Centro de Estudios Latino Americanos y el Caribe, 2017-02-21)Within the period of industrialization and modernization of Puerto Rico (1940-1970) occurred many elements that contributed to a change of ideas about reproduction and the clinic as a disciplinary device. In this article ...
Playing in public: Domestic politics and prosthetic memory in Paula Markovich’s El premio/The Prize (2011) (Intellect, 2017-03-01)Released in 2011, Paula Markovitch’s semi-autobiographical film revolves around the life of 7-year-old Cecilia and her tense negotiation of the ‘adult’ world of public militancy in 1970s Argentina. The film destabilizes ...
(Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2013)This article examines the performative role of waynu, a widespread song-genre in the Andes, in creating an “intersubjective community” among participants. The data-corpus comprises extracts from interviews which I conducted ...