Position title: M.F. Carpenter Professor of English, University of Iowa
Website: Claire Fox's website
Fox is the author of Making Art Panamerican: Cultural Policy and the Cold War (Minnesota, 2013) and The Fence and the River: Culture and Politics at the U.S.-Mexico Border (Minnesota, 1999). With Omar Valerio-Jiménez and Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, she edited The Latina/o Midwest Reader (Illinois, 2017). Her current research focuses on art and performance at heritage sites in the Americas. She will discuss small-town Iowa Latinx communities and social networks of survival.