People / Graduate Students
U.S. imperial culture, art practice and performance, decolonial ethics, queer of color critique and affect theory, critical race theory, disability studies, violence
Bio & Research Interests
In 2017, Maria completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Ethnic Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory from UC Berkeley. Her work focuses on U.S. imperial culture; P.T.S.D., moral injury, and suicide; and veteran art practice. Her research interests are (broadly): art practice and performance, decolonial ethics, queer of color critique and affect theory, critical race theory, disability studies, and violence. Publications include pieces in Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies; Ada: A Journal of Gender, Technology, and New Media; and a/b: Auto/Biography Studies. She has written for Nation of Change and The Feminist Wire, was co-executive editor of nineteen sixty nine: an ethnic studies journal, and co-founder of IABA’s Life Writing SNS Network. She has been a 2016 Arts Research Center fellow at UC Berkeley and a 2016-17 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) fellow. She is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar for the Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley, a participant in UCHRI’s Exploratory Workshop on Experimentation, and working on a book project titled: The Art of Moral Injury: Decolonizing the Military Subject through Artisanal Destruction.
Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Courses Taught or Assisted
AAS R2B: Creative Destruction
MWF, 1 - 2 PM, 89 Dwinelle. OH: Wednesdays, 12 - 1 PM, Free Speech Cafe
Hammad, Suheir. breaking poems. Cypher Books, 2008.
Huerta, Javier. American Copia: An Immigrant Epic. Arte Público Press, 2012.
Linmark, R. Zamora. Rolling the R's. Kaya Press, 1997.
Nguyen, Viet Thanh. The Sympathizer. Grove Press, 2015.
Smith, Anna Deavere. Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. Dramatists, 2003.
Truong, Monique. The Book of Salt. Mariner Books, 2003.
Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai‘i (2008)
On Strike: Ethnic Studies 1969 - 1999 (1999)