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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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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Maya Escobar isn’t even Jewish

UPDATE: PHOTOS On an almost daily basis, I receive emails from people asking if I am in fact actually Jewish. Although I do find it somewhat bizarre that they find satisfaction in my acknowledgment of what I have already stated numerous times, I usually respond. Come to think of it, the occasions where I have…

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Obsessed With Frida Kahlo

obsessed with frida kahlo, 2007 el es frida kahlo, 2007 part of the piece I did for d[x]i magazine on the commodification of Frida Kahlo auto retrato, 2003 frida painting, 2007 frida puppets, 2007 In search of the #1 Frida Kahlo fan in the World PROVE IT answer the following questions: When did you fall…

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