MONICA HUERTA

writer • professor • creatrix

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Creating



Personal Limits  


presented by Magical Habits, Labyrinth Books, and Princeton Public Library

A free, public virtual conversation series about contemporary experiments in personal-critical writing convened by Professor Monica Huerta. Confirmed guests include Merve Emre, Sarah Chihaya, Lili Loofbourow, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Namwali Serpell and other incredible folks! 

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Organizing Stories: Toward a Scholarly-Activist Praxis  


Co-founded and co-directed with Professor Autumn Womack, Organizing Stories creates new avenues of exchange between Princeton University and community-based, social-justice work. Together with students and activists, we imagine new ways to support and amplify a scholarly-activist praxis that builds on a tradition of connecting intellectual work and movement work.

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Women of Color Student-Faculty Corners  


These gatherings build a space on campus for women* of color students and faculty to gather around a set of topics of interest to students, including navigating campus, graduate school, cultivating mentor-mentee relationships, and doing interdisciplinary research

Poetics of Material Life


What began as an experimental symposium is becoming a growing network of historians, economists, poets, and critics. With co-founder, world historian C. N. Biltoft, the goal is to create multiple avenues and forums for thinking together about what the study of poetics, broadly construed, can contribute to our evolving understandings of modern market societies.




Project Archive



THE POETICS OF MATERIAL LIFE


An experimental symposium bringing historians, economists, poets, and critics together at Princeton University, co-organized with world historian C. N. Biltoft. November 2019.

SPIRIT PICTURES


A symposium about 19th century spirit photography at Duke University co-organized with Cheryl Spinner. Invited guests: Louis Kaplan, Dana Luciano, Shawn Michelle Smith. March 2016.

IMPOSSIBLE ACCOUNTS OF AMERICAN SLAVERY



Art exhibit in East Duke Hall at Duke University of student’s final projects for “Imagining Slavery and Gender,” which Professor Huerta taught at Duke in 2015.