William Calvo-Quiros

William Calvo-Quiros
University of Michigan | U-M · Department of American Culture

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Publications (6)
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Monsters are everywhere. As immortal entities, they are older than capitalism, patriarchy, xenophobia, and homophobia. Nevertheless, monsters can be some of these oppressive systems most ferocious allies. We humans have created them, yet monsters prey on our most primal fears and hopes. They surround our existence, haunt us, and dwell in our imagin...
Article
It was the Spaniards who gave the world the notion that an aristocrat's blood is not red but blue...Sangre azul, blue blood, was thus a euphemism for being a white man, Spain's own particular reminder that the rened footsteps of the aristocracy through history carry the rather less rened spoor of racism. —Robert Lacey, Aristocrats THE POLITICS OF C...
Thesis
This dissertation examines the use of color in lowrider car customizations. It studies the relationships among car owners, car painters, and car clubs in the process of selection, and manipulation of color. This research studies how color is constructed as an element for individual and community differentiation. Also included is the examination of...