Anna Kryczka

Anna Kryczka teaches humanities full-time at Pasadena City College. PCC, her teaching emphasizes the legacies of colonialism, theories of race, and conceptions of gender difference in media, culture, and politics. Kryczka earned her PhD in Visual Studies at UC Irvine. Her research has been published in in the journals of Visual Studies and History and Technology and in her 2014 book, Learning by Doing at the Farm: Craft, Science, and Counterculture in Modern California. She has presented at various academic conferences and museums on topics on including Martha Stewart’s 1982 debut book, the politics of citrus cultivation in Orange County, Jacqueline Kennedy’s 1962 TV tour of the White House, the development of the Southern California desert, Julia Child’s slapstick pedagogy, and the sexuality of the postwar motel, among other things. She served as an Academic Juror for the 2016 Peabody Awards Screening Committee. 


Anti-Labor Politics

Anna Kryczka, Meredith Goldsmith, and Catherine Liu believe Jenny Brown’s “Birth Strike” still has some work to do....

Anti-Labor Politics
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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