The Regrounding of Cultural Analysis

Richard Flores
"On Effective Cultural Critique"
November 1, 2004, 12:00PM, 8417 Social Sciences
"We're Texas: Modernity and the Occidental Imagination"
November 2, 2004, 4:00PM, 206 Ingraham
Seminar for Students and Faculty
November 3, 2004, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

Richard Flores is Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of Anthropology and Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He works in the areas of critical theory, performance studies, semiotics, and historical anthropology. He is a native of San Antonio, Texas, and received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. He is the author of Remembering the Alamo: Memory, Modernity, and the Master Symbol (University of Texas Press, 2002) and Los Pastores: History and Performance in the Mexican Shepherd’s Play of South Texas (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995), and editor of Adina De Zavala’s, History and Legends of the Alamo (Arte Público Press, 1996). He has published essays in American Ethnologist, Cultural Anthropology, American Literary History, Radical History Review, and in the edited volume, Latino Cultural Citizenship, published by Beacon Press.