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Bill Nericcio

Holograms From the Cartographer's Closet:
Cultural Studies in the Televisual Age of Sex, Race, and Facebook

Born in Laredo, Texas, and trained at the University of Texas at Austin, and Cornell University, William Anthony Nericcio directs the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences program {MALAS} at San Diego State University.  There he also serves on the faculty of the Center for Latin American Studies, Chicana/o Studies and English.  Nericcio is the author of Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucination of the "Mexican" in America with the University of Texas Press and The Hurt Business: Oliver Mayer's Early Works PLUS [+]with SDSU Press.  His new book Eyegiene: Permutations of Subjectivity in the Televisual Age of Sex and Race will also be published by UT Press and should appear early 2011.

At SDSU, Nericcio keeps busy teaching classes that fuse the study of literature, theatre, film, photography, and painting. A lifelong student of the arts, Nericcio has trod the boards in community theatre (he serves on the board of directors for the San Diego Shakespeare Society and the Latino Producers Action Network), designed books (memographics designcasa) and webmastered numerous cultural arts sites.

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