March 9: Ramón Rivera-Servera

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies

& Stanford Colloquium on Dance Studies


The Susan Cashion Memorial Lecture

“Reggaetón’s Crossings: Black Aesthetics, Latina Nightlife, and Queer Choreography”


Ramón Rivera-Servera

Associate Professor and Chair of Performance Studies at Northwestern University

Ramón Rivera-Servera focuses on contemporary performance in the United States with special emphasis on the ways categories of race, gender and sexuality are negotiated in the process of migration. His work documents U.S. Latina/o, Mexican, and Caribbean performance practices ranging from theatre and concert dance to social dance, fashion and speech. He is the author of Performing Queer Latinidad: Dance, Sexuality, Politics (University of Michigan Press, 2012).

Monday, March 9, 2015


CCSRE Conference Room, Building 360, Stanford University. NOTE THE NEW LOCATION! To see a map with Building 360 circled, click here. Free parking is available at spots designated with a “P.”

This event is free, but please register by emailing

This year’s Susan Cashion Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University and The Stanford Colloquium on Dance Studies, the latter which is generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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