Adela Licona, Department of English, University of Arizona

Considering the World-Making Possibilities of Wild Refractions

Fear-Inflected Imaginaries: A Focus on the Rhetorical Force & Function of the Non/Image

Tuesday, October 4, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White

Feeling Photography: Revisioning Ecological Violences and Cultural Erasures as Always Racialized Processes

Wednesday, October 5, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White

Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public

Thursday, October 6, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

A woman looks into the camera with her head tilted slightly to her right. Her short, curly hair is gray and white, and she has soft bangs. She wears black acetate eyeglasses with rectangular lenses. Her silver circular earrings can be seen just beneath her hair. She wears a ribbed turtleneck sweater in a shade of ochre.ADELA C. LICONA is Associate Professor of English and Interim Director of the Institute for LGBT Studies at the University of Arizona. Her research and teaching interests include non/dominant rhetorics, cultural, ethnic, gender, and sexuality studies, social justice media, critical youth studies, community literacies, action-oriented research, borderlands studies, environmental justice, and feminist pedagogy. She is co-editor of Feminist Pedagogy: Looking Back to Move Forward (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009) and author of Zines In Third Space: Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric (SUNY Press, 2012). She has also published in such journals as Antipode, Transformations, Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, and Critical Studies in Media Communication.