About Adrian Flores
Adrián I. P-Flores is a doctoral candidate in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona. His work focuses on the transformation of suicide between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to examine its intersection with histories and geographies of colonialism and slavery. He is currently completing a dissertation titled "What is Suicide? Entanglements of Philosophy and Literature in the ‘Afterlife of Slavery.’" Authors under consideration include Toni Morrison, Saidiya Hartman, Sylvia Wynter, Corky Gonzales, Gloria Anzaldua, Frantz Fanon, G.W.F Hegel, Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida and Jacques Lacan.
He currently holds an academic consultancy position in Berkeley, California--at a non-profit organization serving first-generation college students of Color in the Bay Area.
He has taught lower- and upper-division courses:
GWS150: Sex, Health and AIDS (An Introduction to the Medical Humanities)
GWS 240: Gender in a Transnational World
GWS 444: Women and the Body (Toward an Analytics of the Flesh: On Antiblack Racism)
GWS 487: Feminist Interpretations of Health (Suicide and Mental Health)