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Over the past ten years, I’ve been conducting research on several Venezuelan social groups whose politics originate from a position of extreme marginality. These groups ...

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I am Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at Rice University. My research and teaching interests focus 19 th., 20 th, and 21st. Century Caribbean Culture, with emphasis on Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Violence and Visual Culture. My current book project, Dangerous People: Hegemony, Representation and Culture in Contemporary …