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Barrera, Magdalena L.
Publications & Presentations
- "Domestic Dramas: Mexican Music as an Archives of Women's Experiences, 1920-1950," Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies 37:1 (Spring 2012).
- "Of Chicharrones and Clam Chowder: Gender and Consumption in Jorge Ulica's Cronicas Diabolicas," Bilingual Review XXIX:1 (January - April 2008-2009).
- "Hottentot 2000: Jennifer Lopez and Her Butt," Sexualities in History: A Readers, ed. Kim M. Phillips and Barry Reay, London: Routledge Press, 2001.
- Smeltertown: Making and Remembering a Southwest Border Community, by Monica Perales, Women's Studies 40:8 (November 2011).
- Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media, by Isabel Molina Guzman, Revista Camino Real 2:3 (2010).
- "Contrapuntal Collaborators: Spanish Speaking People in the Photography of Russell Lee," American Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.
- “Flowers from Señorita's Garden: Mexican Immigrants, Homemaking and Citizenship in the 1920s," Changing Face of America Conference on Immigration and Social Policy, San Jose State Collegeof Social Science and the Silicon Valley Center for Global Innovation and Immigration, San Jose, CA, October 2010.
- “You Must Be Latin Rockers: Astra Heights and the Redefinition of Chicano Rock," National Association for Chicana/o Studies, Seattle, WA, April 2010.
- “Visions and Voices: Finding Mexican Girls in Americanization Manuals of the 1920s," Western Historical Association Conference, Denver, CO, October 2009.
- "The Case of the Mendoza Refugee: Misreading/Misleading Mexican Photographs," National Association for Chicana/o Studies Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, April 2009.
- "From Chicharrones to Clam Chowder: Gender, Consumption and Mexico de Afuera Nationalism of the 1920s, National Association for Chicana/o Studies Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, April 2007.
- "The Sound of a New Ethnic Identity: Mexican American Music of the 1930s," International Association for the Study of Popular Music Conference, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, July 2005.
Invited Lectures and Talks
- Panelist, "Politics of Pedagogy," Introduction to the Humanities Fellowship Alumni Colloquium: Teaching Humanities for the 21st Century, Stanford University, September 2011.
- Lecture on Music as a Window into Mexican American History for "Introduction to Chicana/o Studies Course," Center for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, April 2011.
- Panelist, "Latina/os in Academia," El Centro Chicano, Stanford University, November 2010.
- Panelist, "Knowing Our Diverse Students Better," College of Engineering, San Jose State University, November 2010.
- Keynote Speaker, Chicano/Latino Student Welcome Reception, MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center, San Jose State University, September 2010.
- Facilitator, "Faculty Toolkit for Engaging Campus Diversity," Faculty Workshop for MUSE and First-Year Experience Instructors, April 2010.
- Panelist on Humanities Teaching Pathways, Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University, February 2010.
- Facilitator, "Preparing for the Annual Summary of Achievements," Center for Faculty Development, San Jose State University, November 2009.
- Panelist, "Transitioning from Grad Student to Faculty Member," Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship West Coast Conference, Stanford University, October 2009.
- Featured Guest Speaker, Women's Resource Center's Brown Bag Lunch Series, San Jose State University, October 2009.
- Panelist, "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about College, But Were Afraid to Ask," CME Society, San Jose State University, September 2009.
- “Transitioning from Graduate Student to Full-Time Professor," Modern Thought and Literature Program, Stanford University, May 2009.
- "Cooking Up Citizenship: Mexican Maidens and Americanization Programs of the Early 20th Century," Department of English and the University Residential Learning Center, Santa Clara University, February 2009.
- Panelist, Humanities Teaching Pathways, Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University, January 2009.
- Facilitator, Q&A with writer Ana Castillo, Center for Literary Arts, San Jose State University, October 2008.