Anita González

ANITA GONZÁLEZ is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Theatre Arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She is the author of Jarocho’s Soul: Cultural Identity and Afro-Mexican Dance, and she has published essays in Modern Drama, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Community and Performance Reader, and Dance Research Journal.


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  1. Afro-Mexico


    Dancing between Myth and Reality

    Written by Anita González, Photographs by George O. Jackson and José Manuel Pellicer, Foreword by Ben Vinson

    University of Texas Press

    While Africans and their descendants have lived in Mexico for centuries, many Afro-Mexicans do not consider themselves to be either black or African. For almost a century, Mexico has promoted an ideal of its citizens as having... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2011
    Paperback | £20.99