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George F. Flaherty

Assistant Professor Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

George F. Flaherty

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Biography

Trained as an art historian, George Flaherty specializes in Latin American and Latino visual and spatial cultures since 1945.  He is currently working on a book manuscript that explores the spatial dimensions of the 1968 Tlatelolco massacre in Mexico City and its mediation. George has held fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (24-month Chester Dale), the Social Science Research Council (IDRF), the Society of Architectural Historians (De Montêquin), and the Mexico-U.S. Fulbright Commission (Fulbright-García Robles).  A graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of California, Santa Barbara (Ph.D. 2011), he teaches courses on Mexican and Chicano art and media as well as critical theory.

Interests

Latin American and Latino Visual and Spatial Cultures since 1945; Film and Media Studies; Postcolonial Theory and Subaltern Studies, emphasis on Mexico and the U.S. Borderlands
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