Southwest Borderlands Scholar, Assistant Professor, School of Art, Katherine K. Herberger College of the Arts
Affiliated Faculty, Department of Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Amelia Malagamba-Ansótegui is working to develop Chicana/o art and cultural studies into an interdisciplinary and transnational field. Dr. Malagamba-Ansótegui's research addresses a variety of topics including Latina/o visual arts and culture, border art and Mexican photography. Her curatorial work includes exhibitions in El Museo de la Estampa in Mexico City, Austin Museum of Art and Centro Cultural Tijuana. In 2006, she curated an exhibition for the Snite Museum at the University of Notre Dame that will travel the U.S and Mexico. The exhibition, Caras Vemos, Corazones no Sabemos, explores how Mexican migration is investigated by U.S and Mexican artists. She produced the catalog for the exhibition. Her scholarly work has been published in the U.S., Mexico and Germany.