The UCI Latinx Humanities Research Cluster is pleased to host 2 events with University of Arizona professor Orquidea Morales on March 6. See below for more details, and reach out to and with any questions or concerns. 

  1. Graduate Student Lunch with Professor Orquidea Morales
    March 6 | 12pm | Humanities Gateway 1341
    Space is limited-- please RSVP here by February 28


  1. “Pleasures of Horror: Embodying the Monstrous Latina.”- A Paper Workshop with Orquidea Morales, Assistant Professor of Theatre, Film, and Television, University of Arizona
    March 6 | 4pm | Humanities Gateway 1002
    Please RSVP here by February 28 to receive the pre-circulated paper

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Chicano/Latino Studies, Film and Media Studies, and English; and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

About the speaker: 
Dr. Orquidea Morales is an assistant professor in the School of Theatre, Film, and Television at the University of Arizona. Her work on border violence, Latinx media, and horror has been published in journals such as Film Quarterly and Flow. Her work looks at the intersection of Latinx Studies and Horror Studies and she is currently working on a manuscript that traces the movement of La Llorona in Mexican and U.S. film. Morales also hosts a podcast with Brenda Salguero. In Monstras, Morales and Salguero discuss Latinx and Latin American folklore, legends, true crime, and all things spooky.