Amy Sara Carroll

Amy Sara Carroll’s books include SECESSION; FANNIE + FREDDIE/The Sentimentality of Post-9/11 Pornography, chosen by Claudia Rankine for the 2012 Poets Out Loud Prize; and REMEX: Toward an Art History of the NAFTA Era which received honorable mentions for the 2017 MLA Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize, the 2018 Latin American Studies Association Mexico Section Best Book in the Humanities, and the 2019 Association for Latin American Art-Arvey Foundation Book Award. Since 2008, she has been a member of Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0, coproducing the Transborder Immigrant Tool. She co-authored [({ })] The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto which was published under a Creative Commons license and widely redistributed. Carroll was a 2017-2018 Fellow in Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities and a 2018-2019 Fellow in the University of Texas at Austin’s Latino Research Initiative. Winter 2021, she was an artist-in-residence with other members of EDT 2.0 at the University of California, Los Angeles’s Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy. Previously she taught at The New School in New York City, currently she’s an Associate Professor of Literature and Writing at the University of California, San Diego.

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EMPAC / iEAR Presents

Ricardo Domingeuz & Amy Sara Carroll