A lecture by Marcia Ochoa, University of California at Santa Cruz, author of Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela
Wilson Hall 142, with livestream and simultaneous Spanish interpretation by María Esparza Rodríguez and Esperanza Gorriz Jarque
(co-hosted by the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese)
Global Histories and Transgender Studies in the Humanities
The lecture series is organized by David J. Getsy (Department of Art) and Cole Rizki (Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese) as part of a 2022–23 workgroup of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures at the University of Virginia. In conjunction with the lecture series, visiting scholars will also engage with students in David Getsy’s graduate seminar “Transgender Methods for Art & Performance History” (Ph.D. Program in Art and Architectural History) and Cole Rizki’s undergraduate course “Transgender Studies in the Américas” (Dept of Women, Gender, and Sexuality).
With additional support from the University of Virginia's Department of Art, the Department of Spanish Italian and Portuguese, the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, QVA, the Americas Center/Centro de las Américas, and the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Interpretation provided by María Esparza Rodríguez, Esperanza Gorriz Jarque y David Florez-Murillo of the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.