John D. Márquez
Assistant Professor of African American and Latino/a Studies
African American Studies Department
1860 S. Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208-2209
Ph.D. Ethnic Studies. University of California, San Diego
Critical Ethnic Studies
Critical Race Theory
Conquests and Settler Colonialism
Borders, Biopolitics, and Sovereignty
Race, Crime, and the Law
The Social Meaning of Race
Introduction to Latina/o Studies
Capstone Seminar in Latina/o Studies
Comparative Conquests and Colonialisms
Afro-Latino Culture, History, and Politics
Race, Violence, and the Politics of Death and Mourning
Northwestern University, Associated Student Government, Faculty Honor Roll – 2010
Northwestern University, Associated Student Government, Faculty Honor Roll – 2011
Northwestern University, Order of Omega Greek Awards, Faculty Member of the Year – 2008
Yale University, Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Program, Post-doctoral Fellowship – 2007
--Black-Brown Solidarity: Racial Politics in the New Gulf South. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013. (Book, forthcoming).
-- "Mexica Binghi I: Chicano Reggae in San Diego." in International Reggae: Current and Future Trends in Popular Music. ed. Donna P. Hope. Kingston, Jamaica: Pelican Publishers, 2013.
-- "The Black Mohicans: Representations of Everyday Violence in Postracial Urban America." in Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime. Eds. Denise Ferreira da Silva and Paula Chakravartty. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
--"Latinos as the 'Living Dead': Raciality, Expendability, and Border Militarization." Latino Studies. Volume 10-4, 2012.
--"The Pre-Occupied: Biopolitics, Race, and the Occupy Movements." Security Life and Death: Governmentality and Biopower in the Post 9/11 Era. Claudio Cologuari, ed. Toronto: De Sitter Publications, 2013.(forthcoming).
-- "Juan Crow: Neoliberalism, De-Colonial Ethics, and Black-Brown Politics." Critical Ethnic Studies: An Anthology. (forthcoming).
--"The Black Mohicans: Representations of Everyday Violence in Postracial Urban America." American Quarterly. Volume 64, Number 3, September 2012.
--"The Browning of Black Politics: Foundational Blackness and New Latino Subjectivities." Subjectivity. Volume #4 Issue #1, April 2011.
--"Nations Re-Bound: Race and Biopolitics at EU and US Borders." Europe in Black and White: Immigration, Race, and Identity in the 'Old Continent.' Manuela Ribeiro Sanches, Fernando Clara, Joao Ferreira Duarte, and Leonor Pires Martins, eds. (London: Intellect Books, 2011).
-- Review of Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 by Ken Gonzalez-Day. Latino Studies (2009) 7.
-- Review of Chicanismo by Ignacio García. Password: Historical Journal of the Southwest. (Spring 1998).
The New Middle Passage: Borderlands, Body-Counts, and the 'Death Ethic' of Neo-Liberalism. (book manuscript).
Beast Mode: Ghetto Violence and Political Paralysis in 'Post-Racial' Urban America.
"The After-Life of 'J-Def': The Aesthetics of Political Resurrection and Public Mourning in Barrio Pilsen." (journal article).
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