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Invited Lectures 

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F., Muhr, P. (2023). Exploring Fatigue Through Images: From Promotional Material of Pharmaceuticals in the 1960s to Statistical Maps of Brain Dysfunction in Present-Day Neuroimaging Research. Invited by Dr. Alfred Freeborn and Elizabeth Hughes. Presented at the Biomedical Visions: Aesthetics, Epistemology, and Medical Practice, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, 29 September 2023. 

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2023). Nature, Cybernetics and Screens: Epistemic Ecosystems in Early Latin American Cinema. Invited by Prof. Daniel Margocsy. Presented at the Colonial Natures, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, 24 May 2023. 

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2023). Knowledge in Dauna: Gone with the River. Invited by Dr. Liza Black, Department of History, Indiana University Bloomington. Presented at the Native Women in Cinema, Bloomington, Indiana, United States, 14 April 2023.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2023). Circuits of Representation; From Cinema to Medicines. Invited by Dr. Adriana Churampi and Daniela Martin Hidalgo. Presented at the The Image of the Other, Leiden Univerisity, 12 April 2023. 

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2022). The Agential Body Politics, Communication and Aphrodisiacs as part of Sexual Pharmacy. Invited by Prof. Kaat Wils. KU Leuven, 20 December 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2022). Donkey Milk and Health: Motherhood, Naturality and Human-animal Relations. Invited by Dr. De Wit (VU) and Dr. Arends (UvA). Presented at the LOVA Winter School 2022: Motherhoods and Feminisms, Amsterdam, 18 December 2023.  

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2022). The Chemical Body. Invited by Prof. Kaat Wils. Presented at the Science, Visual Culture and the Human Body Seminar, Leuven, 13 December 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2022). The Drugged Body. Invited by Prof. Kaat Wils. Presented at the Science, Visual Culture and the Human Body Seminar, KU Leuven, 6 December 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2022). The Derided Body. Invited by Prof. Kaat Wils. Presented at the Science, Visual Culture and the Human Body Seminar, Leuven, 22 November 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2022). Colourful Minilabs: Cosmeceuticals at the Interface of Gender, Technology and Knowledge Transfers. Invited by Prof. Maria Rentetzi,  Science, Technology and Gender Studies at FAU (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg). The Gender of Things: How Epistemic and Technological Objects Become Gendered, 20 July 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2021). Remedial Nature: Medicinal Efficacy in Images and Words. Invited by Prof. Joris Vandendriessche, Health Humanities Research Seminar, KU Leuven, 14 October 2021.


Conference Presentations 

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M.F. (2024). Healthy Standards: The Language of Pharmacognosy in Mexican Pharmacopeias (1825-1906). Presented at the Transnational History Lab: Writing the History of Science and Technology Anew, Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Nuremberg, Germany, 05 Feb 2024-10 Feb 2024.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2022). Insects as Food Sources in Modern Europe: Images as Epistemic Tools and Framing Devices of the Natural World. ESHS, The 10th Conference of the European Society for the History of Science, Brussels, 9 September 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2022). Visual history of ideas about insect-related consumables: The case of Dactylopius coccus and Ophiocordyceps sinensis. Insects to Feed the World, Quebec, 12 June 2022.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2021). Entheogenic Visions: Latin American Indigenous Psychoactive Substances in Images and Words. Biennial Conference: Faith, Medicine and Religion,  European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, KU Leuven, 8 September 2021

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2021). Visual Healing: Circulation of Ideas about Indigenous Knowledges in Visual Culture, Ontologies of Nature, Indigenous Spirituality and Human/Non-Human Health in Contemporary Latin American Cultures. ASLE. Link, 22 July 2021.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2020). Cosmetic Anthropomorphism and Visual Framing of the Zoomorphic Self, Feminist Canine Ethnography Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 17 January 2020.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2019). Consumable Indigeneity: A Visual Strategy in the Promotion of Natural Products, Visual Framing of Food Technologies, Wageningen, Netherlands, 17 October 2019.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2019). Dystopia and Utopia in the Futuristic Portrayals of Gender, LOVA International Summer School 2019, Amterdam, Netherlands, 4 July 2019.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2019). Frida: Accidental Icon, Female Frame, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 8 March 2019.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2018). Staging Indigeneity: Indigenous Audiences vis-à-vis Representations of Indigeneity in Latin American Cinema, Media tactics and engagements. , Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 June 2018.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2017). Faces and Sounds of Cinematic Indigeneity: Recent Cases in Bolivian, Mexican and Peruvian Cinemas, Small Cinemas Conference, Bilbao, Spain, 21 September 2017.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2017). The Latin American Telenovela as a South-South Cultural Artefact, Film and Media, London, United Kingdom, 8 July 2017.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2017). Staging Gendered Alterity: Indigenous Women in Latin American Cinema, NOLAN2017, Gothemburg, Sweden, 16 June 2017.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2017). La indigenidad cinemática y el transnacionalismo de sus audiencias, LASA Conference, Lima, Peru, 29 April 2017.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2016). Minorities in the Americas: Social and Cultural Identity in Contemporary Narratives, Þjóðarspegill, Reykjavik, Iceland, 28 October 2016.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2016). Linguistic Landscapes in Lima, Mexico DF and Santiago, NALACS Conference 2016: Cities and Citizenship , Delft, Netherlands, 16 June 2016.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2015). ¡Esa india!: Mediatized Precariousness in Soap Operas, LASA, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 28 May 2015.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2014). Heroes or Victims? Contrasting Representations of Indigenous Children in Animated and Non-Animated Fiction Films, The Figure of the Child, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 17 May 2014.

  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. F. (2013). Drawing Realities: Amerindians in Animated Feature Films, Latin America Conference Ireland (LACI) , Dublin, Ireland, 23 May 2013.

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