Everyday examines the significance of self-representation
by undocumented Mexican and Central American migrants. Rebecca M. Schreiber
argues that by centering their own subjectivity and presence through their use
of documentary media, these migrants are effectively challenging intensified
regimes of state surveillance and liberal strategies that emphasize visibility
as a form of empowerment and inclusion
Rebecca M. Schreiber is associate professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico. She is author of Cold War Exiles in Mexico: U.S. Dissidents and the Culture of Critical Resistance (Minnesota, 2008).