Vatos in Espace: Lowriders, Vernacular Sf, and Chicanx Hacking

Jesse Ramírez
is Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of St. Gall, Switzerland

Jesse is a firstgen scholar and proud son of a vato loco and a chola. He is the author of Against Automation Mythologies: Business Science Fiction and the Ruse of the Robots (Routledge, 2020), Rules of the Father in The Last of Us: Masculinity among the Ruins of Neoliberalism (Palgrave, forthcoming), and Un-American Dreams: Apocalyptic Science Fiction, Disimagined Community, and Bad Hope in the American Century (Liverpool University Press, forthcoming).