VISIONS: POSSIBILITIES, PERFORMANCE, AND THE PAST
16-19 June 2020
The conference is delighted to welcome three keynote speakers who are leading public intellectuals in their fields.
PROFESSOR ALFREDO MARTINEZ-EXPOSITO
Professor Alfredo Martinez-Exposito is Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Melbourne, and was recently Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies Madrid. His work explores the gendered male body, violence and nationhood in Catalan and Spanish cinema and literature.
PROFESSOR KERRY CARRINGTON
Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head of the School of Justice at the Queensland University of Technology. A Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, her recent research has investigated the role of women’s police stations in Latin America and the prevention of gendered violence.
PROFESSOR MIROSLAVA CHAVEZ-GARCIA
Professor Miroslava Chavez-Garcia is Professor in History at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Her most recent research explores migration across the Mexican-USA border in the 1960s and 1970s. Her research and monograph on the subject, Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, has won multiple awards.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
The 2020 Conference Organising Committee, AILASA, and Griffith University acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, the Yugambeh Kombumerri peoples, and recognise their continuing connection to country, culture, and community. We pay respect to the Elders, past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.