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Jorge Sánchez Cruz

2018-2019 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

University of California, Riverside, PhD

Jorge Sánchez Cruz received his Ph.D. from the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside in June 2018. His research includes the relationship between aesthetics and politics; feminist and queer theories; indigenous studies; performance studies; and critical theory. His current project, Subcultural Politics: Sexual Dissidence, Sickness and Subversion in Chile and Mexico, 1986-2013, explores the intersection of sexual politics and socio-cultural transitions. Engaging with visual culture, literary production, and continental philosophy, Subcultural Politics examines the presence of minoritarian subjectivities under neoliberal state reforms, the dissemination of HIV/AIDS, and heteronormative assemblages.