Jeanelle Horcasitas is a PhD Candidate in Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of California, San Diego. She is a proud first-generation college student, Chicana, daughter of immigrants, and from a working class family. Her research interests include Chicana/o and Latina/o Literature and Film, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Digital Humanities, Immigration, Technology, Labor, Biopolitics, and Critical Race Theory.
Fernando Sanchez is a 4th year PhD student in the Department of Literature at UC San Diego. He received my BA and MA in Literature at Cal State, where I received the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship. His academic research interests are the coloniality of knowledge, power, and temporality in the 16th century, and its cinematic representations in contemporary Latin American cinema.