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‘Critical Mexican Studies’

Author Cristina Rivera Garza Named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow

Oct. 7, 2020—Cristina Rivera Garza, author of the new Vanderbilt University Press book The Restless Dead: Necrowriting and Disappropriation, has been named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur Foundation awards its fellowships—known colloquially as “Genius grants”—annually to individuals for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.” Winners...

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