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Iván Chaar López
 

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Lives & works in Ithaca, NY

ichaar (at) cornell (dot) edu

Professional Appointments

2018 Mellon Postdoctoral Associate, Latina/o Studies Program and Department of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Education

2018 Ph.D. in American Culture,

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2012 M.A. in History,

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

2008 B.A. in History of the Americas,

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Publications

Articles

 

2019 - "Sensing Intruders: Race and the Automation of Border Control." American Quarterly 71.2 (June): 495-518.

2012 - “Universidad sin paredes: un proyecto común.” Sargasso I: 81-82.

 

2010 - “Envisioning Transgressions: Mobile and Participatory Media in Contemporary Puerto Rico.” Historia y Sociedad vol. XX-XXI: 21-33.

Co-Authored Articles

2019 - "Digital Precarity Manifesto." Social Text 37.4 (December). Written by Precarity Lab (Lisa Nakamura, Irina Aristarkhova, Iván Chaar-López, Anna Watkins Fisher, Meryem Kamil, Cindy Lin, Silvia Lindtner and Tung-hui Hu).

 

 

Book Reviews

 

2014 - “The Garden Is the Machine: New Media and Technology in American Studies.” American Quarterly 66.4 (December): 1143-1154.

2014 - “¡Oye Loca! From the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami.” Latino Studies XII.4:

636-638.

Op-Eds

2019 - "The Idea that Latinx People Constitute an ‘Invasion’ in the US Is Nothing New." The Guardian, August 16.

Grants & Fellowships

2018-2020 - Mellon Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship, Latina/o Studies Program and Department of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University.

2016-2019 - Humanities Collaboratory Grant for Precarity Lab, University of Michigan. Dr. Lisa Nakamura, Principal Investigator.

2016 - Humanities Collaboratory Proposal Development Grant, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Dr. Lisa Nakamura, Principal Investigator.

2015 - Digital Studies Fellowship, John W. Kluge Center at Library of Congress.

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