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Joshua Guzmán


Assistant Professor, Gender Studies


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Joshua Javier Guzmán is Assistant Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at UCLA. He received his PhD in Performance Studies at New York University, and is a former University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow from UC Berkeley's Department of Gender and Women's Studies. He co-edited a special issue of Women and Performance: a journal of feminist theory entitled "Lingering in Latinidad: Aesthetics, Theory and Performance in Latina/o Studies.” Joshua is currently working on a book-length project tentatively titled Suspending Satisfaction: Queer Latino Performance and the Politics of Style, which examines stylized modes of Latina/o dissatisfaction with not only the US nation-state, but also the activism that emerges in response to systemic state violence in a very contentious post-1968 Los Angeles.

Degrees

Ph.D. in Performance Studies, New York University 2015
M.A. in Performance Studies, New York University, 2011
B.S. in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 2010