Please join us for presentations by doctoral students on womxn artists of Chicano Art Movement, Indigenous cultural production in Guatemala and Mexico, and art and memory in the Dominican Diaspora, followed by discussion. The students -- Gabriela Rodriguez-Gomez, Chicana/o Studies & Central American Studies, UCLA; Samuel Hunnicutt, Romance Studies, Duke University; and Narcisa Núñez, Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies, State University of New York, Albany – are participants in the 2023 Latin American and Latinx Art and Visual Culture Dissertation Workshop convened by the Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS) in partnership with the Institute for Studies in Latin American Art (ISLAA). Schedule listed below.


Gabriela Rodriguez-Gomez, University of California, Los Angeles
Murals Without Walls, Muralism Without Borders: Womxn Artists and Their Portable Murals of the Chicano Art Movement in Colorado and California

Samuel Hunnicutt, Duke University
Indigenous Revisions: Media Technologies and Representation in Late-20th Century Mesoamerica

Coffee Break

Narcisa Núñez, State University of New York, Albany
Memories of the Trujillo Dictatorship in Cultural Productions of the Dominican Diaspora

Established in 2009 at the University of Texas at Austin, the Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS) is a center for the advanced study of modern and contemporary art and visual culture from the Americas. Please visit to learn more.

Founded in 2011 and based in New York City, the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) expands scholarship, public engagement, and the international visibility of art from Latin America through our program of exhibitions, publishing, research, and partnerships. Please visit to learn more.

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