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Books by LLILAS-Affiliated Faculty

LLILAS Faculty Book Talks

In 2009–2010 the institute launched the LLILAS Faculty Book Talks to showcase the cutting-edge work in Latin American Studies being done by faculty affiliates across campus, and particularly all the excellent books produced each year by LLILAS faculty. Each semester a few faculty members, who are selected to reflect the broad and comprehensive strength in Latin American Studies at UT in numerous disciplines and fields, will discuss their recently published books. Please see the schedule of talks at right and the full list of books below.


2014

Javier Auyero
Dept. of Sociology
(coedited with Brodwyn Fischer and Bryan McCann)
Cities from Scratch: Poverty and Informality in Urban Latin America
2014, Duke University Press

Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
De la Sensualidad a la Violencia de Género. La modernidad y la nación en las representaciones de la masculinidad en el México Contemporáneo
2014, Publicaciones de la Casa Chata-CIESAS

Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez
School of Journalism
(coedited with B. V. Olguín)
Latina/os and World War II: Mobility, Agency, and Ideology
2014, University of Texas Press

Sonia Roncador
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
Domestic Servants in Literature and Testimony in Brazil, 1889–1999
2014, Palgrave Macmillan

2013

Ricardo Ainslie
Dept. of Educational Psychology
The Fight to Save Juárez: Life in the Heart of Mexico's Drug War
2013, University of Texas Press

Jossianna Arroyo
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
Writing Secrecy in Caribbean Freemasonry
2013, Palgrave Macmillan

Javier Auyero
Dept. of Sociology
(coauthored with María Fernanda Berti)
La violencia en los márgenes. Una maestra y un sociólogo en el conurbano bonaerense
2013, Katz Editores

Donna De Cesare
School of Journalism
Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs/Los niños en un mundo de las pandillas
2013, University of Texas Press

Patience Epps
Dept. of Linguistics
(coedited with Kristine Stenzel, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
Upper Rio Negro: Cultural and Linguistic Interaction in Northwestern Amazonia
2013, Rio de Janeiro: Museu Nacional, Museu do Índio/FUNAI

Seth Garfield
Dept. of History
In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region
2013, Duke University Press

Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
Dept. of English
Estampas del Valle
2013, Editorial Xordica

David Leal
Dept. of Government
(coedited with Jose E. Limón, University of Texas)
Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century
2013, University of Notre Dame Press

Robin Moore
School of Music
(coauthored with Alejandro L. Madrid)
Danzón: Circum-Caribbean Dialogues in Music and Dance
2013, Oxford University Press

Gabriela Polit
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
Narrating Narcos: Culiacan and Medellin
2013, University of Pittsburgh Press

Joseph D. Straubhaar
Dept. of Radio-Television-Film
(coauthored with John Sinclair)
Latin American Television Industries
2013, British Film Institute

Brian Stross
Dept. of Anthropology
(coauthored with John E. Staller)
Lightning in the Andes and Mesoamerica: Pre-Columbian, Colonial, and Contemporary Perspectives
2013, Oxford University Press

2012

Javier Auyero
Dept. of Sociology
Patients of the State
2012, Duke University Press

Luis Carcámo-Huechante
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
TA IÑ FIJKE XIPA RAKIZUAMELUWÜN. Historia, colonialismo y resistencia desde el país Mapuche
2012, Santiago: Ediciones de Historia Mapuche

Kelley Crews
Dept. of Geography
(coedited with Brian King, Pennsylvania State University)
Ecologies and Politics of Health
2012, Routledge

Julia Guernsey
Dept. of Art and Art History
Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica
2012, Cambridge University Press

Dale Koike
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
(coedited with César Félix-Brásdefer, Indiana University, Bloomington)
Pragmatic Variation: Methodological Issues
2012, John Benjamins

David Leal
Dept. of Government
(coedited with Matt A. Barreto, University of Washington)
Precinct Quality and Political Participation in the United States
2012, Springer

Raúl Madrid
Dept. of Government
The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Latin America
2012, Cambridge University Press

John McKiernan-González
Dept. of History
Fevered Measures: Public Health and Race at the Texas-Mexico Border, 1848–1942
2012, Duke University Press

Rafael Salaberry
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
(coedited with Llorenç Comajoan, Universitat de Vic)
Research Design and Methodology in Studies on L2 Tense and Aspects

2012, De Gruyter Mouton

David Stuart
Dept. of Art and Art History
The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth about 2012
2012, Random House

2011

Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
Desmantelamiento de la ciudadanía. Políticas de terror en la frontera norte
2011, Ediciones y Gráficos Eón/UAM-Iztapalapa/UT El Paso/Conacyt/CIESAS

(coauthored with Patricia Ravelo Blancas)
Diálogos interdisciplinarios sobre violencia sexual. Antología

2011, Ediciones Eón/LLILAS/Chicano Studies–UT El Paso/Fonca/Conaculta

Seth Garfield
Dept. of History
A luta indígena no coração do Brasil:  A política indigenista, a marcha para o oeste e os índios xavante

2011, Editora UNESP

Nicole Guidotti-Hernández
Dept. of American Studies
Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexican National Imaginaries
2011, Duke University Press

Rolando Hinojosa
Dept. of English
(coedited with Ilan Stavans, Gen. Ed., Amherst College; Edna Acosta-Belén, SUNY Albany; Harold Augenbraum, National Book Foundation; María Herrera-Sobek, University of California, Santa Barbara; and Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Columbia University)
The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature
2011, Norton

A Voice of My Own: Essays and Stories
2011, Arte Público

Partners in Crime: A Rafe Buenrostro Mystery
2011, Arte Público

Martha Menchaca
Dept. of Anthropology
Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants:  A Texas History

2011, University of Texas Press

Robin Moore
School of Music
(edited vol.)
Musics of Latin America
2011, Norton

Gabriela Polit
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
(coedited with María Helena Rueda, Smith College)
Meanings of Violence in Contemporary Latin America
2011, Macmillan

2010

Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese and Center for Women's and Gender Studies
(coedited with Ignacio Corona, Ohio State University)
Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Media Representation and Public Response
2010, University of Arizona Press

Karen Engle
School of Law
The Elusive Promise of Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy
2010, Duke University Press

Virginia Garrard-Burnett
Dept. of History
Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982–1983
2010, Oxford University Press

Julia Guernsey
Dept. of Art and Art History
(coedited with John Clark, Brigham Young University; and Bárbara Arroyo, Dirección General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural, Guatemala)
The Place of Stone Monuments: Context, Use, and Meaning in Mesoamerica’s Preclassic Transition
2010, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Trustees for Harvard University

Frank Andre Guridy
Dept. of History and Dept. of African and African Diaspora Studies
Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow
2010, University of North Carolina Press

Frank Guridy
Dept. of History and Dept. of African and African Diaspora Studies
(coedited with Gina Pérez, Oberline College; and Adrian Burgos, University of Illinois)
Beyond El Barrio: Everday Life in Latina/o America
2010, NYU Press

William Hanks
Dept. of Anthropology
Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross 
2010, University of California Press

Wendy Hunter
Dept. of Government
The Transformation of the Workers' Party in Brazil, 1989–2009
2010, Cambridge University Press

Dale April Koike
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
(coedited with Lidia Rodríguez-Alfano, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)
Dialogue in Spanish: Studies in Functions and Contexts (Dialogue Studies 7)
2010, John Benjamins Publishing Company

David L. Leal
Dept. of Government and Center for Mexican American Studies
(coedited with Kenneth J. Meier, Texas A&M University)
The Politics of Latino Education
2010, Teachers College Press

David L. Leal
Dept. of Government and Center for Mexican American Studies
Stephen Trejo
Dept. of Economics
Latinos and the Economy: Integration and Impact in Schools, Labor Markets, and Beyond
2010, Springer

David E. Stuart
Dept. of Art and Art History
Pueblo Peoples on the Pajarito Plateau: Archaeology and Efficiency
2010, University of New Mexico Press

Fred Valdez, Jr.
Dept. of Anthropology
Jon C. Lohse, UT Research Associate; Principal Investigator, Blue Creek Regional Political Ecology Project, Belize
Ancient Maya Commoners
2010, University of Texas Press

Kurt Weyland, Raúl Madrid, and Wendy Hunter
Dept. of Government
Leftist Governments in Latin America: Successes and Shortcomings
2010, Cambridge University Press

Samuel Wilson
Dept. of Anthropology
The Prehistory of Nevis, a Small Island in the Lesser Antilles
2010, Yale University Press

2009

Javier Auyero
Dept. of Sociology
(coauthored with Débora Alejandra Swistun, University of La Plata)
Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown
2009, Oxford University Press

Susan Deans-Smith
Dept. of History
(coedited with Ilona Katzew, Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Race and Classification: The Case of Mexican America
2009, Stanford University Press
 
Zachary Elkins
Dept. of Government
(coauthored with Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago; James Melton, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies)
The Endurance of National Constitutions
2009, Cambridge University Press
 
Neil Foley
Dept. of History
Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity
2009, Harvard University Press
 
Gloria González-López
Dept. of Sociology
Travesías eróticas: La vida sexual de mujeres y hombres migrantes de México
2009, Grupo Editorial Miguel Ángel Porrúa

Juliet Hooker
Dept. of Government and Dept. of African and African Diaspora Studies
Race and the Politics of Solidarity
2009, Oxford University Press

Fernando Luiz Lara
School of Architecture
The Rise of Popular Modernist Architecture in Brazil
2009, University Press of Florida

Edgardo Latrubesse
Dept. of Geography and the Environment
Natural Hazards And Human-Exacerbated Disasters In Latin America
2009, Elsevier Science
 
Robin Moore
Butler School of Music
Music in the Hispanic Caribbean: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture
2009, Oxford University Press
 
Bryan R. Roberts, Dept. of Sociology; and Robert H. Wilson, LBJ School
Urban Segregation and Governance in the Americas
2009, Palgrave Macmillan
 
Lok Siu
Dept. of Anthropology
(coedited with Kia Lilly Caldwell, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Kathleen Coll, Stanford University; Tracy Fisher, University of California, Riverside; and Renya K. Ramirez, University of California, Santa Cruz)
Gendered Citizenships: Transnational Perspectives on Knowledge Production, Political Activism, and Culture
2009, Palgrave Macmillan
 
Joel Sherzer
Dept. of Anthropology
Adoring the Saints: Fiestas in Central Mexico

2009, University of Texas Press
 
Roberto Tejada
Dept. of Art and Art History
National Camera: Photography and Mexico's Image Environment
2009, University of Minnesota Press

Almeida Jacqueline Toribio
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
(coedited with Barbara E. Bullock, Pennsylvania State University)
The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching
2009, Cambridge University Press
 
Ann Twinam
Dept. of History
Vidas públicas, secretos privados: Género, honor, sexualidad e ilegitimidad en la Hispanoamérica colonial
2009, Fondo de Cultura Económica de España

Michelle Wibbelsman
Butler School of Music
Ritual Encounters: Otavalan Modern and Mythic Community
2009, University of Illinois Press
 
Emilio Zamora
Dept. of History
Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas: Mexican Workers and Job Politics during World War II
2009, Texas A&M University Press

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