Creating Resistance: Using the Arts in Challenging Racial Ideologies

I am so excited to announce that on November 5th 2010, I will be presenting at the Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. Creating Resistance: Using the Arts in Challenging Racial Ideologies A Roundtable Discussion Moderated by Laura Kina with Alejandro T. Acierto, Maya Escobar,…

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Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies

Come join me at the 1st annual Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies, at DePaul University in Chicago, November 5-6, 2010. The CMRS conference brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines nationwide. Recognizing that the diverse disciplines that have nurtured Mixed Race Studies have reached a watershed moment,…

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Updating About Me

Maya Escobar is a conceptual identity artist. deconstructing the artist (myself), alongside the monument, alongside the monument’s informational text… ______________________________ SELECTED STATEMENTS ______________________________ Bio for About Page 2010: Maya Escobar is a performance artist, Internet curator, and editor. She uses the web as a platform for engaging in critical community dialogues that concern processes by…

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Interview on Blogadera

I was interviewed on the Latino Blog Directory site Blogadera click here for full interview: Here we are with Maya Escobar. An artist and educator whose art, personality and opinions come to life by way of her blog and social media extensions.  We are thrilled to have her on to talk about her background, blogging…

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Negotiating Diaspora Identities Through New Media

Join PhD Anthropology Candidate Eric Repice and MFA Candidate Maya Escobar in a brown bag lunch discussion concerning transnational, transcultural, and hybrid negotiations of identity through new media. How do these discussions vary between our fields? Eric Repice for more information on Eric Repice visit http://www.artsci.wustl.edu/~esrepice/home for more information on Maya Escobar visit http://mayaescobar.com

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