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Susana Vargas Cervantes
Susana Vargas Cervantes holds a PhD in Art History and Communication Studies from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She completed postdoctoral research at the Institute of Aesthetic Research and the Research Center on North America at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Together with Will Straw and Graciela Martínez Zalce, Cervantes co-edited the bilingual book Apprehending the Criminal: Media and Society in North America (McGill-UNAM, 2011). She is the author of Mujercitos (Editorial RM, 2014) and The Little Old Lady Killer: The Sensationalized Crimes of Mexico's First Female Serial Killer (NYU Press, 2019), and her research has been awarded several prizes including the Michael Smith Research Award and the Arts Insight Award, among others. Her work has been included in publications such as Newspaper Jan Mot, La Tempestad, Horizontal, Terremoto, Arquine, Elephant, i-D Think Pieces, Vice, and Petunia, and in academic journals such as Transgender Studies Quarterly and Crime Media and Culture. As a curator, she has participated in the exhibition In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni, Jumex Museum (2015) and Stan Firm Inna Inglan: Black Diaspora in London, 1960-70s, Tate Britain (2016). She is the director of Mesas de Diálogo: subjetivación sur-norte. She is a recipient of a 2019–2020 Fulbright-García Robles Scholarship to develop her research at Columbia University in New York.
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