Teaching Assistant, Latina and Latino Studies
research explores Latina/o representation at the intersections of television theory, linguistics, as well as critical race, ethnic, and gender studies. Her dissertation- Televising Latinidad, Hearing Racial Difference, Translating Whiteness– examines the ways that television forms, aesthetics, and style constructs and translates Latinidad on the small screen. Crystal has presented her work at Literature/Film Association, Latina/o Studies Association, Flow, as well as Queertopia and Backward Glances Student Conferences. She received her B.A. in International Studies, Spanish Language & Literature, and Gender & Women’s Studies from the University of Denver and M.A. in Screen Cultures from Northwestern. She is also a Mellon Fellow in the Comparative Race and Diaspora Cluster Program at Northwestern.
Senior Lecturer, Dance/Theater.
His choreographed work "Tlatelolco Revisited" recently premiered at Luna Negra Dance Theater. He is currently restaging Nora Chipaumire’s Groundswell.
Faculty Liaison, University Library | Librarian for Latinx Studies
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