Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

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Marcelo Garzo Montalvo

Radical, Queer, and Feminist of Color Critique; Performance Studies; Trauma, Violence and Healing; Mapuche + Mexica Cosmovisión and Language (Mapudungun + Nahuatl); Settler Colonialism; Cultural Studies


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Bio & Research Interests

Marcelo Garzo Montalvo is a cultural organizer, musician, dancer, educator and PhD Candidate in Comparative Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.


Keith Feldman, Angela Marino (Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies), Kimberly TallBear (University of Alberta Native Studies)
Laura E. Pérez

Courses Taught or Assisted

ES159AC - The Southern Border (GSI)

ES11AC - Theories and Concepts in Comparative Ethnic Studies (GSI)

NASR1A - Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing through Native/Indigenous Literatures (Instructor)

ES10AC - A History of Race in the Western United States, 1598 - Present (GSI)

ES21AC - Towards an Abolition Pedagogy (GSI)

Select publications

From Qualitative Research to Research as Quality Time: When Being “in the Field” is also “Coming Home”

La Fiesta de La Tirana