Beat Mexico: Bohemia, Anthropology, and “the Other”
... in Mexico, you feel like you just sneaked out of school when you told the teacher you
were sick and she told you you could go home, 2 o’clock in the afternoon” (1988: 21).
Wouldn’t it be more satisfying if anthropologists evoked images like these (sans the
racial objectification): “In the morning I ...
Clues for an Archive - Center for Latin American Studies
... disciplines, each with their own methods, languages, and goals: anthropology, sociology,
history, political science, economics, social work. The original single Department of Social
Science included flamboyant scholar Frederick Starr (1858-1933). Trained as a biologist,
Starr became one of the found ...
Curating Post-Mexican Film And Media Arts - Works
... interconnected essays that identify the symptoms of a “post-Mexican
condition” (Bartra 1992, 2002) before drawing lessons from contemporary
efforts to “curate” it. Medical anthropologists and scholars working in
science and technology studies will find here a complex
reconceptualization of film and ...
La Onda (The Wave) was a multidisciplinary artistic movement created in Mexico by artists and intellectuals as part of the world-wide waves of the counterculture of the 1960s and the avant-garde. Its followers were called ""onderos"", ""macizos"" or ""jipitecas"".La Onda encompassed artistic productions of the world of cinema, literature, visual arts and music and strongly addressed social issues of the time such as women's rights, ecology, spirituality, artistic freedom, open drug use and democracy for a country tightly ruled by the PRI.According to Mexican intellectual Carlos Monsiváis, La Onda was ""a new spirit, the repudiation of convention and prejudice, the creation of a new morality, the challenging of proper morals, the expansion of consciousness, the systematic revision and critique of the values offered by the West as sacred and perfect"".