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Irvin Manuel Gonzalez (Dance, Florida State University). Hacer de Tripas Corazón (Making Heart out of Guts): Rasquache Dance Techniques as a Methodology for Brown Belonging

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Supported by the LoradoTaft Lectureship on Art Fund/ the College of Fine & Applied Arts . Co-sponsored by Illinois Theatre, the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
Feb 23, 2023   5:00 pm  
Dr. Irvin Manuel Gonzalez, Assistant Professor, Florida State University
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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

This presentation examines quebradita dancing, a Mexican/Mexican American social dance form first cultivated during the1990s through transborder exchanges, as a tool for the development of rasquache pedagogy, kinship, and survival. 

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