Montez, Ricardo

Ricardo Montez
PhD, Performance Studies, New York University
Assistant Professor of Performance Studies, Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students

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Areas of Expertise:
Race and sexuality in American popular culture, particularly in relation to performance and visual culture (art and media)
Ricardo Montez has served as a faculty fellow in Latino studies at New York University and was a Costen postdoctoral fellow in race and ethnicity studies at Princeton University. His forthcoming book, Riding/Writing the Line: Keith Haring, Race, and the Performance of Desire, explores the construction of race within American popular culture through an examination of the 1980s pop artist Keith Haring.
Courses Taught:
  • Other Worlds: Science Fiction and the Discourses of Alterity
  • Introduction to Performance Studies
  • The Art of Keith Haring
  • Andy Warhol’s New York
  • Queer New York
Recent Publications:
Developing project on Nelson Sullivan, a video maker and artist who documented downtown New York in the 1980s

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