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07.27.2014 | | Posted at 08:22 AM
By David Luhrssen
  “Is the U.S. is an empire?” Camilla Fojas asks in her book, Islands of Empire: Pop Culture and U.S. Power (University of Texas Press). She answers with Miami Vice, the film and the TV series that depicted the U.S. as the policeman of the Caribbean in the War on Drugs—a Pax Americana Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower never imagined. And then Fojas goes deeper: she reminds ...
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Today @ the Haggerty Museum of Art

The Haggerty Museum of Art’s latest exhibition “Caras Vemos, Corazones no Sabemos: Faces Seen, Hearts Unknown, The Human Landscape of Mexican Migration” documents the fluidity between the Mexican-American border as well as the intermingling of both cultures. It’s a joint venture with the Latino Arts . . .