1 CURRICULUM VITAE-- JAVIER VILLA-FLORES Address: 1153 South Harvey Avenue Oak Park, IL Phone: (312) ; (708) EDUCATION Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, Dissertation: "Defending God's Honor: Blasphemy and the Social Construction of Reverence". Director: Eric Van Young M.A. in History. University of California, San Diego, B.A. in Sociology. University of Guadalajara, Mexico, Dissertation: "Rationality and Irrationality: The Theory of History of Carlo Ginzburg". Director: Fernando M. González. POSITIONS University of Illinois at Chicago 2013-to date. Director of Graduate Studies. Latin American and Latino Studies 2007-to date. Associate Professor Latin American and Latino Studies/Department of History Director of Undergraduate Studies. Latin American and Latino Studies Assistant Professor Latin American and Latino Studies/Department of History Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies Research Assistant. University of Guadalajara Assistant Professor. University of Guadalajara Research Assistant PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS American Historical Association. Latin American Studies Association American Society for Ethnohistory Conference on Latin American History Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies AREAS OF EXPERTISE Colonial Latin America Colonial Mexico Religion in Latin América African Diaspora and Slavery in Latin America
2 Social History of Language Javier Villa-Flores Vitae 2 LANGUAGES Reading, writing, and speaking knowledge of Spanish and English; reading knowledge of Italian and French; basic Latin and German. AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, PRIZES, GRANTS Research Award from The Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research. University of Illinois at Chicago Residential Fellowship. Institute for the Humanities at UIC Grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain s Ministry of Culture and United States Universities to conduct research for a new book project January to June. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. The John Carter Brown Library 2007, Feb. "2007 Teaching Recognition Program Award". UIC 2006, Grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain s Ministry of Culture and United States Universities to subsidize the publication of my book, Dangerous Speech: A Social History of Blasphemy in Colonial Mexico. 2006, Fall, Junior Faculty Research Grant. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. UIC 2005 December. Junior Faculty Research Grant. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. UIC 2005, April. Mendel Fellowship. The Lilly Library. Bloomington, Indiana. 2005, March. Junior Faculty Research Grant. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. UIC. 2003, May. Grant from Harvard University to present at the International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World Transatlantic Networks, , August 11-20, , Feb. Grant-in-Aid. Institute for the Humanities. University of Illinois at Chicago Nominee in the Junior Category for a National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend. 2002, May. Research Award from The Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research (OVCR- AAH). University of Illinois at Chicago February. Grant from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UIC to attend The Summer School of Criticism and Theory. Cornell University, June 16-July , January. Faculty Fellowship. Institute for the Humanities. University of Illinois at Chicago. 2000, July. Society for Values in Higher Education. Mellon Foundation grant to participate in the annual "New Teachers Workshop." The University of Colorado, at Colorado Springs. 2000, April. Short-Term Research Fellow. The Newberry Library, Chicago. 1999, July. Center for New World Comparative Studies Fellow. The John Carter Brown Library. Providence, Rhode Island. 1999, March. Brian Bertoti Prize for best paper at the Second Annual Conference on Innovative Perspectives in History. Virginia Technological University, Blacksburg. 1998, July. Mrs. Francis J. Weber Research Fellow in Roman Catholic History. The Huntington Library. San Marino, California Dissertation Research Fellowship. Department of History. Univeristy of California, San Diego.
3 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae , July. U-C Mexus Dissertation Grant. 1996, June. Summer Research Grant. Department of History. University of California, San Diego. 1995, April. Friends of the International Center Graduate Studies Grant. University of California, San Diego Graduate Studies Scholarship. Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Mexico Grant to participate in the Summer Seminar in U.S. Studies for Latin American Scientists and Non-Academic Professionals. Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies. University of California, San Diego (declined). PUBLICATIONS Books Dangerous Speech: A Social History of Blasphemy in Colonial México (University of Arizona Press) 1995 Carlo Ginzburg, el historiador como teórico (Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara), 114 pages. Book Chapters In coauthorship with Nicole Von Germetten, Afro-Latinamericans and Religion, for an edited volume on Religion in Latin America edited by Lee M. Penyak and Walter J. Petry. New York: Orbis Books On Divine Persecution: Blasphemy and Gambling in New Spain, in Susan Schroeder and Stafford Poole, eds. Religion in New Spain (New Mexico University Press), Voices from a Living Hell: Life, Death, and Salvation in a colonial Mexican Obraje, in Martin Nesvig, ed. Local Religion in Colonial Mexico (New Mexico University Press), In coauthorship with Cristina Padilla Dieste, "Frente a la tragedia la iniciativa ciudadana", in Cristina Padilla y Rossana Reguillo (eds.). Quién nos hubiera dicho? Guadalajara 22 de abril (Mexico: ITESO), Working Papers 2003, The Speaking Arts of the Devil : Divination and Ventriloquism among Slave Women in Seventeenth-Century Colonial Mexico. International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, Working Paper No Harvard University. Articles in Journals In coauthorship with Carlos Aguirre, Los archivos y la construccion de la verdad historica, in Archives and Power in Latin America edited by Carlos Aguirre and Javier Villa- Flores, Jahrbuch Für Geschichte Lateinamerikas Archivos y falsarios: producción y circulación de documentos apócrifos en el México borbónico, Jahrbuch Für Geschichte Lateinamerikas, special issue on Archives and Power in Latin America edited by Carlos Aguirre and myself Wandering Swindlers: Imposture, Style, and the Inquisition s Pedagogy of Fear in Peripheral New Spain, for a special issue on Imposture and Identity-Fashioning edited by me for Colonial Latin American Review 17:2, (revised and expanded version of Tribulaciones de una nariz, published in Spanish in 2004) El arte de hablar por el pecho: adivinación, ventriculismo y esclavitud entre mujeres africanas en Nueva España durante el siglo XVII Revista Itinerarios- Anuarios del CEEMI-
4 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae 4 Centro de Estudios Espacio, Memoria e Identidad - UNR, Año 1 / Nº 1. Rosario, Argentina Religion, Politics, and Salvation: Latin American Millenarian Movements, special issue on Religion and Politics, edited by Duane Corpis and Rachel Scharfman, Radical History Review 99 (Fall), "Talking Through the Chest: Ventriloquism and Divination among African Slave Women in Colonial Mexico". Colonial Latin American Review 14:2, Tribulaciones de una nariz: Impostores inquisitoriales en la periferia de la Nueva España en el siglo xvii * Historica (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, Lima),.28:1, To Lose One s Soul: Blasphemy and Slavery in New Spain, , The Hispanic American Historical Review 82:3 (August), In coauthorship with Cristina Padilla, "Para no perder la razón". Revista de la Universidad de Guadalajara (Fall) "Proyecto de diagnóstico del movimiento urbano popular en la zona metropolitana de Guadalajara en la década de los ochentas". Boletín Servicio Social Universitario. Universidad de Guadalajara, 1-8. Edited Special Issues Coedited with Carlos Aguirre. Archivos, Poder e Historia en América Latina (Dossier, Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas). Articles in Encyclopedias Religion: Colonial Mexico, Encyclopedia of Religion in America, eds. Charles H. Lippy and Peter W. Williams (Forthcoming CQ Press, 2009). This is a substantial piece based on recent scholarship on the topic. The article has 4,000 words Article entry The Mexican Revolution, in Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, edited by Gary L. Anderson, and Kathryn Herr (Sage Publications). (2,200 words), Article entry Anticolonial Movements in Latin America, Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, edited by Gary L. Anderson, and Kathryn Herr (Sage Publications), (3,844 words) Article entry Inquisition: Spanish America, in Encyclopedia of Iberian and American Relations, edited by J. Michael Francis (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-Clio), (4,000 words) Articles in Cultural Supplements El mercado latino de la muerte, Contratiempo 41 (October), "La muerte encinta". Paréntesis 169 (May 12, 1991) "Apuntes sobre el juego y el saber," Paréntesis, 166 (April 22, 1991) "Sobre la geografía política". Paréntesis, 162 (March 18, 1991) Translations 2010, Laurent Dubois, Los cimarrones en los archivos: los usos del pasado en el Caribe francés (In collaboration with Carlos Aguirre), Jahrbuch Für Geschichtes Lateinamerikas (Forthcoming 2009) Kris Lane, Memorias robadas: Reflexiones sobre archivos, historia y poder, (In collaboration with Carlos Aguirre), Jahrbuch Für Geschichtes Lateinamerikas (Forthcoming 2009) 1994 Jeffrey Alexander and Neil Smelser (eds.), El vínculo micro-macro (University of Guadalajara: Mexico). (In collaboration with Rodolfo Morán), 465 pages , Carol M. de Ortiz, "Movimientos sociales de los oprimidos dentro y contra el
5 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae 5 capitalismo". Cuadernos (September 1991-December 1992), Carlo Ginzburg, "Verificando la evidencia: el juez y el historiador". Cuadernos, (January-August), Ariane S. Etienne, "El significado de la permanencia del objeto a diferentes niveles zoológicos". Revista de la Universidad de Guadalajara (Summer), Michel Foucault, "Una presentación de Michel Foucault por él mismo". Cuadernos 13 (September-December), Reviews Review of Daniel Castro, Another Face of Empire: Bartolomé de Las Casas, Indigenous Rights, and Ecclesiastical Imperialism (Durham: Duke University Press, 2007), The Hispanic American Historical Review. Volume 89, Number 4, November Review of Charles F. Walker, Shaky Colonialism: The 1746 Earthquake Tsunami in Lima, Peru, and Its Long Aftermath (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008), Histórica (Lima) American Exceptionalism and the Satanic Epic in the New World, review of Jorge Cañizares, Puritan Conquistadors (Stanford University Press, 2006), for A Contracorriente 5 (2008): Review of Alejandro Cañeque, The King s Living Image: The King's Living Image: The Culture and Politics of Viceregal Power in Colonial Mexico. (New World in the Atlantic World.) (New York: Routledge. 2004), for Histórica, Vol. 30:2 (dated December 2006 because of backlog) , Review of Bianca Premo, Children of the Father King: Youth, Authority, and Legal Minority in Colonial Lima (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press), Journal of Interdisciplinary History 32 (August, 2007), , Review of Claudio Lomnitz, Death and the Idea of Mexico (New York: Zone Books, 2005), for Hispanic American Historical Review 87(2): Review of Ellen Gunnársdottir, Mexican Karismata: The Baroque Vocation of Francisca de los Ángeles, (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2004), and Nora Jaffary, False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in Colonial Mexico (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2004), Colonial Latin American Review, 15:1 (June 2006), pp , Review of Rafael Valladares, Castilla y Portugal en Asia, : Declive imperial y adaptación (Belgium: Leuven University Press, 2001), in Portuguese Studies Review 12:1, , Review of Charlotte Castelnau-L Estoile, Les Ouvriers d'une vigne stérile. Les Jésuites et la conversion des Indiens au Brésil, (Lisbonne-Paris: Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian-Commission Nationale pour la Commémoration des Découvertes Portugaises, 2000). Portuguese Studies Review 10:1 (Spring 2002), Review of Michele Janin-Thivos Tailland, Inquisition et Société au Portugal. Lisbonne- Paris: Centre Culturel Calouste Gulkbenkian, Portuguese Studies Review 10:2 (Winter ), FORTHCOMING WORK Gambling Against Leviathan: Bourbon Morality, Regressive Taxation, and the Royal Lottery in Colonial Mexico for Javier Villa-Flores and Sonya Lipsett-Rivera, eds Colonial Emotions: Affective Economies and Colonial Domination in New Spain (forthcoming New
6 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae 6 Mexico University Press) Javier Villa-Flores and Sonya Lipsett-Rivera,eds. Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico (University of New Mexico Press). 2013, Desde el infierno: esclavitud y salvación en un obraje de Coyoacán, en Rafael Castañeda García, ed., Palabras de injuria y expresiones de disenso: aproximaciones al lenguaje licencioso en la América colonial. (San Luis Potosi, Mexico: El Colegio de San Luis Potosi) 2013, El arte de hablar por el pecho: adivinación, ventriloquismo y esclavitud entre mujeres africanas en Nueva España en el siglo diecisiete, en Rafael Castañeda García, ed. Afrodescendientes en el Mexico Colonial. (San Luis Potosí: El Colegio de San Luis Potosi, 2013) Work submitted When the Medium is the Message: Literacy and Millennialism, Tepic 1801, Bulletin of Latin American Research God s Name as Pharmakon: Perjury and the Political Theology of Trust in Bourbon Mexico, Inquisitio Work in Progress Articles Article, Views From an Invisible Mountain: Nationalism and the Sublime in José María Velasco s Valley of Mexico Canvases Article, What is Voice?: Vocal Rapture and Religious Ecstasies in Colonial Mexico Article in coauthorship with Maria De La Torre, The Activist and the Archive: Political Competence, Memory, and Voice in the Mexican Civil Rights Movement in Chicago. Plotting a Fire: The Burning of Mexico s Cineteca Nacional and the Idea of a Self-Destructing Archive, for a volume on the Destruction of Archives in Latin America, edited by Carlos Aguirre and I (under contract A Contracorriente Press) Article, Pro Patria Mori: Martyrdom and Patriotism in Late Colonial Mexico, for a special issue on Martyrdom in Colonial Mexico, edited by me (to be submitted to Relaciones). Article, Defacing the King: Debasement and Money Counterfeiting in Bourbon Mexico (to be submitted to Past and Present) Special Issues New Research on the Politics of Martyrdom in Colonial Mexico, for Relaciones (El Colegio de Michoacán) Edited Volumes Carlos Aguirre and Javier Villa-Flores, eds. Destruction of Archives in Latin America (University of Oregon Press/A Contracorriente). Books Book Manuscript tentatively entitled, A Social History of Trust in Bourbon Mexico Book Manuscript on "Ventriloquism, Possession, and Religious Ecstasies: Voice Dissociation in Seventeenth-Century New Spain". PRESENTATIONS April. Commentator for panel "What is Real: The Politics of Authenticity in Colonial
7 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae 7 Mexico".Santa Fe, New Mexico. Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies (RMCLAS). Papers by Susan Deeds, Sonya Lipsett-Rivera, and Dana Velasco April. "God s Name as Pharmakon": Perjury and False Witnessing Before the Mexican Holy Office". Santa Fe, New Mexico. Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS) Sitting on a Time Bomb: The Burning of Mexico s Cineteca Nacional and the Idea of a Self-Destructing Archive" for the American Historical Association 126th Annual Meeting. Panel on Destruction of Archives in Latin America, organized by Carlos Aguirre and Javier Villa- Flores November. Commentator for the panel "Contested Spaces, Contested Identities: Exploring Power and Resistance in the Modern World," in the Graduate Student Conference held at UIC. Papers included: Jody Ginn, University of North Texas, Texas Rangers in Myth and Memory Lies Lanckman, University of Kentucky, La Chica Moderna Goes to the Movies Lucas Desmond, Tulane University, Un Ratero Incorregible: Crime and the Law in Modern Guatemala James Mestaz, University of Illinois at Chicago, Yaqui and Maya contribution to Mexican Revolution, January. Chair and commentator, Space and Place in Colonial Latin America. American Historical Association. San Diego November. Marketing Excitement: Bourbon Morality, Gambling, and the Royal Lottery in New Spain, Newberry Library Latin American History Workshop October. When the Medium is the Message: Literacy and Rebellion in New Spain's Northern Frontier (Tepic,1801). American Society for Ethnohistory Conference. New Orleans September. "A Remedy and a Poison: Perjury and False Witnessing in Bourbon Spain." Department of History, UIC May. Perjury and the Political Theology of Trust in Colonial Mexico John Carter Brown Library March. Marketing Excitement: Bourbon Morality, Gambling, and the Royal Lottery in New Spain, for a panel on the History of Emotions in Colonial Mexico organized by Sonya Lipsett-Rivera and I. RMCLAS, Santa Fe October. Wandering Swindlers: Imposture, Style, and the Inquisition s Pedagogy of Fear in Peripheral New Spain, Department of History. University of Illinois at Chicago El archivo inquisitorial y los testigos falsos, for a panel on Archivo, Poder, y Memoria en America Latina organized by Carlos Aguirre and I. Latin American Studies Association. Montreal. 2007, January, "God's Name as Pharmakon: False Witnesses Before the Mexican Inquisition", Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association. Atlanta. 2006, January, "Words and Bonds: Slavery, Witnessing, and Salvation in Colonial Coyoacán". Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association. Philadelphia 2004, March, On gallows, Chickens, and Birds: The Career of an Inquisitorial Impostor in Seventeenth-Century Ixmiquilpan. Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies. Santa Fe, New México 2004, January, Talking Through the Chest: Ventriloquism and Divination Among Afro- Mexican Slave Women in seventeenth-century México. Dean s Seminar Beyond Structure and Agency. Institute for the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago.
8 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae , January, Performing the Inquisitor: Imposture and Identity Fashioning in Seventeenth- Century New Spain Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association. Washington,D.C August. The Speaking Arts of the Devil : Divination and Ventriloquism among Slave Women in Seventeenth-Century Colonial Mexico. International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic Wrold, , February., Mujeres deslenguadas: Blasphemy, Sex, and Gender in New Spain, Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies. Tempe, Arizona. 2002, November. Talking Through the Chest : Divination among Afro-Mexican Slaves in New Spain. Colonial Latin America Workshop. University of Chicago 2002, October, Look Who s Talking: Ventriloquism and Divination among Afro-Mexican Slaves in New Spain Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory.Quebec City, Canada. 2001, May, Blasphemy and Masculine Performativity in Colonial Mexico, Feminism Unbound: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium. University of Oregon. Eugene, Oregon. 2000, June, "To Lose One's Soul: Blasphemy and Slavery in New Spain, " Paper delivered at the Second Graduate Students Conference.University of California, at Riverside. 1999, August., "Blasphemy and its Social Consequences among African Slaves in Seventeenth- Century New Spain." Paper delivered at The John Carter Brown Library. Providence, Rhode Island. 1999, March, "Views From an Invisible Mountain: Nationalism and the Sublime in José María Velasco's Valley of Mexico Canvases." Graduate Students Conference. Virginia Technological University. 1993, November, Commentator on paper by Araceli Ibarra and Fernando Leal Carretero, "El templo de la Hermosa Provincia: Meditaciones entre lo estético y lo social." Symposium on Pentecostal Churches. Guadalajara, Mexico. 1992, November, Commentator on Pablo España s book, Determinismo y libertad en el psicoanálisis (University of Guadalajara: Guadalajara, Mexico). 1992, July, "La creencia, lo imaginario y el campo de lo posible: herejía, institución y crítica de lo concreto" in coauthorship with Rodolfo Morán Quiroz). Symposium on Religion, Beliefs, and Institutions. CIESAS de Occidente. Guadalajara, Mexico. Invited October. The Lottery and the History of Emotions in Colonial Mexico. Colonial Intersections Conference. University of Maryland June When the Medium is the Message: Literacy, Millenialism and Rebellion, Tepic 1801, Conference on Indigenous Literacy. John Carter Brown Library December, El archivo de Víctor Cortés y los trabajos de la memoria. Presentation of the book La Marcha by Víctor Cortés. Casa Aztlán October. Mexico 1968: Memory, History, and the Archive, Meeting of the Minds: 1968s, University of Illinois at Chicago "Indians with Superior Lights: Contagion, Conspiracy, and Rebellion in New Spain's Northern Frontier", Conference on Violence and Genocide in Latin America, August November. "Talking Through the Chest: Ventriloquism and Divination Among Afro- Mexican Slave Women", and "Through Eve's Open Mouth: Blasphemy and the Woman's Voice in Colonial Mexico". Tulane University.
9 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae , April, "Transculturation, Divination, and the African Diaspora in Colonial Mexico", invited presentation for a conference on "Latest Research on Afro-Mexican History, Culture and Relations". Part of the exhibit The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present. Mexican Fine Arts Museum. Chicago September. " A la voz del amo?: adivinación y esclavitud en México colonial". VII Jornadas sobre pensamiento, cultura y sociedades coloniales, September Santa Clara, Peru. 2005, May, "Concluding Remarks", for "Transnationalism Symposium", sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies. 2005, March, "Volver por la honra de Dios": Spanish Warfare, Imperialism, and the Honor of a god in Colonial Mexico". 3rd Annual Workshop on Constructing Difference in Colonial Latin America. Connecticut College. 2004, May."On Gallows, Chickens, and Mares: Inquisitorial impostors in Seventeenth Century Mexico". History Regional Workshop, The Kellogg Institute. 2002, February, Blasphemy and Gambling in Colonial Mexico. Invited presentation at the Latin American History Workshop. University of Chicago. 2002, January, Commentator on a presentation given by Christopher Boyer at the Newberry Labor History Seminar. 2001, March, On Divine Persecution: Blasphemy and Gambling in New Spain. Paper presented upon invitation by Professor Susan Schroeder. Tulane University. 2000, April, "He Who Doesn't Blaspheme is Not a Man!": Blasphemy and Masculinity in New Spain, ". The Newberry Library. TEACHING LALS 501. Archives, Power, and Performance in Latin America. LALS 391. The Politics of Memory in Latin America. HIST 561: Memory, Power and the Archive in Latin American History LALS 105. Introduction to Mexican Studies.. HIST 261. Latin America to LALS 491. Latin American Millenarian Movements. LALS 493. African Slavery and Diaspora in Latin America LALS 278. Latin American History Through Film. LALS 265. Colonial Mexican Society: A view from the Inquisition. Independent Studies on a variety of topics, including: --Race in Latin America --African Diaspora and Slavery in Mexico --Gender in Latin America --Cinema, Food Studies Introduction to Sociological Thinking. Universidad de Guadalajara. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras SERVICE for UIC Chair of Search Committee for LALS for a tenure-track position in visual culture and media in Latin American and Latino Studies.
10 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae Member of search committee for the Department of History for a tenure-track position in Latin American history Fulbright review committee Member of graduate admissions committee for LALS Member of LAS Fellowships committee Member of search committee for new director of Institute for the Humanities present. Faculty member of the Honor s college Member of Probationary Review Committee (Simone Buechler) Fulbright Review Committee Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (3 year term) Spring. Member of Graduate Academic Committee, Department of History. 2008, organizer of conferences, exhibit, film series and other academic events on 1968: Memory, Repression, and Exile (September-October) 2007 present, Faculty Subcommittee, Chancellor s Committee for the Status of Latinos 2007 present, faculty advisor MECHA student association at UIC , Director of Undergraduate Studies. Latin American and Latino Studies at UIC. 2005, Member of Search Committee for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies for LALS. 2006, Advisory Committee for LALS 2005, Advisory Committee for LALS , Organizer with María Eugenia de la Torre of cycle of conferences on "Oral History of Mexican Civil Rights Movement in Chicago" present, Member of Elections Committee, LAS present, Member of International Studies Committee 2005, Member of organizing committee, along with Lynette Jackson, Stanley Fish, Gayatri Reddy, Nicholas Brown, and Mark Liechty of Conference Religion in Our Times. 2005, Rockefeller Post doctorate Awards Committee 2005, Faculty Judge for Latino Research Forum. 2004, Rockefeller Post doctorate Awards Committee , Lectures in the Community Committee , Advisory Committee for LALS , Lectures in the Community Committee 2001 present, Undergraduate Advisory/Teaching Evaluation/Pedagogy Committee Other Member of dissertation committee Stephanie Baker, Department of History Member of dissertation committee, Clara Herrera. Department of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian present. Member of dissertation committee, Amy Galpin. Department of Art History present. Reader several language examinations in Spanish for the Department of History, as well as several examination for a major in Latin American History present. Evaluator of several applications for the graduate program of the Department of History at UIC. SERVICE to larger academic community
11 Javier Villa-Flores Vitae Member of selection committee John Carter Brown Library long-term research awards Member of selection committee NEH long-term research awards January. Organizer with Carlos Aguirre of two panels on destruction of archives in Latin America. American Historical Association Organized with Professor María E. De la Torre (Northeastern Illinois University) of four public forums on Oral Histories of Mexican Activism in Chicago. Each panel featured 3 speakers March, Chair and Moderator of a panel with Silvia Malagrino, Alexy Lanza, Marching for Change: Chicago in the Immigrant National Movement. University of Illinois at Chicago. (name of panel). 2007, August. Organizer of a panel entitled Archives, Power, and History in Latin America, Latin American Studies Association (Montreal). 2006,January. Organizer of a panel entitled "Before the Law: Testimonials and the Politics of Witnessing in Colonial Mexico". Joint session with the Committee on Latin American History. Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (Philadelphia) 2004, January. Organizer of a panel with David Tavárez on Colonial Identities, Contested Boundaries: Ethnicity, Gender and the Politics of Identification in Mexico and Guatemala. Joint session with the Committee on Latin American History. Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (Washington,D.C.). 2002, October 20. Organizer of a panel on Colonial Racial Boundaries and Transgressive Speech among Blacks, Mulattoes, and other groups in Colonial Mexico, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory (Quebec City, Canada). 1992, June. Organizer of seminar "Historia, narrativa y evidencia", coordinated by professor Carlo Ginzburg. June 22, 23 and 24. CICS. Universidad de Guadalajara. 1988, September. Chair of conference panel "Los métodos del conocimiento II". Sept Centro Regional de Tecnologia Educativa. University of Guadalajara, Mexico. 1987, September. Chair of conference panel "Los métodos del conocimiento I". Centro Regional de Tecnologia Educativa. University of Guadalajara, Mexico. 1986, September. Chair of conference panel "Revueltas a destiempo". Bookstore "El Kiosko". Organized by "Teoria y Politica, A.C." Guadalajara, Mexico. Other Reviewer of article manuscripts for Colonial Latin America Historical Review, SELA, Estudios Sociales (Mexico), Letras históricas (Mexico), A Contracorriente, Journal of Performance Studies Journal of Early Modern History, Colonial Latin American Review, among others. Reviewer of book manuscripts for Vanderbilt University Press, University of Nebraska Press, University of Arizona Press, Georgia University Press, Penn State University Press, John Hopkins University Press. Member of editorial committee, journal Letras históricas, University of Guadalajara, México. Member of editorial committee, journal Estudios Sociales, University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Member of editorial committee, journal Inquisitio. Directed by John Chuchiak IV. Member of 2005 and 2011 CLAH Prize Committee for best journal article on Latin American History.