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Aldama, Arturo J Associate Professor


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  • Professor Aldama’s work is focused on Chicana/o cultural, literary, filmic and music studies with a focus on transnational border issues. Recent work includes Performing the US Latin@ Borderlands; Comparative Indigeneities; issues in violence and neurobiology in the film Children of Men; and Colorado Ethnic Histories and Cultures. He currently worked on an exhibit for the CU Norlin library on the history of Mexican Americans in the Southwest.


  • US and Mexico border studies, cultural, music and film studies, immigration, criminalization, autobiography, Latinx and Latin American film, gender studies and performance studies, School to prison pipeline, indigenous studies, critical theory, gender studies, decolonial studies, us-mexico border studies


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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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