Category Archives: Tenochtitlan
I recently tidied up the desktop of my computer. Whilst sifting through the numerous folders I gathered related to my project on curation and tastemaking in Mexico, I found a number of images that I had compiled in 2010 when … Continue reading
On Friday 13th July, I had the privilege of seeing Agnès Varda being interviewed by Hans Ulrich Obrist (HUO). The interview is now available online. They are both seasoned interviewer/interviewees and this was evident in the interaction. She is delightful, … Continue reading
I’m delighted to announce that my monograph, Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film is out. The final cover image is slightly altered from the alternatives posted here some months ago. Here it is: To find out more about the book, … Continue reading
I posted about the performance Juana in a Million here. On the back of that I was thrilled when Vicky Araico Casas got in touch and asked me to write some programme notes for her tour around the UK. Here … Continue reading
I put up an account of the WiSPS Write Day on Storify. It can be read here.
I am co-editing ‘This World is My Place’: International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies with Catherine Leen, NUI, Maynooth. The introduction is completed and we are awaiting the final versions of the contributors’ chapters. I have just finished reading Catherine’s chapter … Continue reading
Here’s a link to rare Mexican home movies: http://blog.aaa.si.edu/2012/08/hirsch-rogo-home-movies.html. I came across the link on the Amateur Cinema Studies Network blog.
Melvyn Bragg and guests talk about the siege of Tenochtitlan (site of modern day Mexico City): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016924x