Cristina Beltrán, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

Latino Conservatives: Thoughts on Race, Democracy, and the Right

Latino Republicans: Oxymoron or Future of Conservative Movement?

Tuesday, March 11, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

How Does It Feel? Race, Representation, and Diversity on the Right

Wednesday, March 12, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

Open Seminar for Students, Faculty, and Public

Thursday, March 13, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

Co-sponsored by Global Studies and Chican@/Latin@ Studies

A woman with a broad smile stands before a sand-colored brick wall. Her auburn hair cascades over her shoulders, and her face is framed by long bangs. She wears a dark brown leather jacket. A chain can be see hanging from her neck.CRISTINA BELTRÁN is associate professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. Currently, she is a Member in the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. A political theorist by training, she is the author of The Trouble with Unity: Latino Politics and the Creation of Identity (Oxford University Press, 2010). The Trouble with Unity won several awards, including the 2011 Ralph Bunche Award from of the American Political Science Association and Cuba’s Casa de la Américas prize for the best book on the subject of Latinos in the United States. Her work has appeared in Political Theory, Aztlán, Politics & Gender, Political Research Quarterly, the Du Bois Review, Contemporary Political Theory, and various edited volumes. Her current book project uses affect and aesthetic theory to analyze the politics of the Right, particularly the growing presence of Latino conservative organizations and leaders.