News/Events

Professor Erika Camacho | “Stranger in a Strange Land: How I Found My Place in Academia”

OIDE/the Davis Center and Math/Stats welcome Professor Erika Camacho Friday, April 21 1:00             Technical talk to the math/stats department “The Role of RdCVF in the Health of Cone Photoreceptors”. 2:00–3:45    Small group meetings with students, including the women in math group. Please have students contact Christopher Goh if

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Film | Elena Gutiérrez: No Más Bebés (No More Babies)

Wednesday, April 5 | 4:15 PM | Griffin Hall, Room 3 Dr. Elena Gutiérrez, Associate Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago—author of Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice with Jael Silliman, Marlene Gerber Fried, and Loretta Ross, and Fertile Matters:

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American Values Religious Voices: 100 Days, 100 Letters | Jacqueline Hidalgo

This letter is part of a campaign that brings together scholars from a diverse range of religious traditions to articulate core American values that have grounded our nation in the past and should guide us forward at this time of transition.   For the full text of Jackie’s letter, please click on the link below.

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Arlene Sanchez-Walsh | “Parar De Sufrir: Latino/a Prosperity Gospel & American Exceptionalism”

Tuesday, March 7 | 6:30 | Hollander Hall, 241 Arlene M. Sánchez-Walsh—associate professor of religious studies at Azusa Pacific University, prolific writer on the subject of Latino/a Pentecostalism, and the author of the award-winning book Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self, and Society—will discuss “Parar De Sufrir: Latino/a Prosperity Gospel and American Exceptionalism.”

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Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

ONE Archives Exhibition to Explore “Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.” as Part of PST: LA/LA Thanks to two generous grants from the Getty Foundation, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries will present Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. at the ONE Gallery, West Hollywood, and the Museum of Contemporary Art

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Professor Maria Elena Cepeda quoted in New York Times Article

Latina/o Studies Professor María Elena Cepeda has been quoted in “Declaring ‘That’s Me,’ and Empowering Latinas,” published in The New York Times. You can read the article by clicking here.

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Afro-Latinidades Symposium

AFRO-LATINIDADES IN THE UNITED STATES Wege Auditorium, Science Center Saturday, November 5, 2016 SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE  8:00–9:00  am LIGHT BREAKFAST (ECO CAFÉ)  9:00–9:30  am WELCOME  9:30–11:00 am SESSION I Jennifer Jones, “From Nuyoricans to Afro-Mestizos: Making the Invisible Visible and the Importance of Afro-Latino Diasporas.” Sebastián Pérez, “Aesthetics of the Get Down: New York Rican Photography

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The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media

The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media, co-edited by Professor of Latina/o Studies Maria Elena Cepeda and Dolores Inés Casillas, provides students and scholars with an indispensable overview of the domestic and transnational dynamics at play within multi-lingual Latina/o media. The book examines both independent and mainstream media via race and gender in its theoretical and empirical

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Revelation in Aztlán: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Chicano Movement

    Associate Professor Jacqueline Hidalgo’s new book, Revelation in Aztlán: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Chicano Movement, was released this month by Palgrave MacMillan. Bridging the fields of Religion and Latina/o Studies, this book fills a gap by examining the “spiritual” rhetoric and practices of the Chicano movement. Bringing new theoretical life to biblical studies

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Professor C. Ondine Chavoya at Bisagra

Professor of Art, C. Ondine Chavoya, will present a talk at art space Bisagra in Lima, Peru on January 15. Exhibiendo ASCO ONDINE CHAVOYA El curador e historiador del arte C. Ondine Chavoya introducirá el trabajo del grupo de performance y arte experimental chicano ASCO (1972-1987) y explorará sus intervenciones públicas tempranas así como sus

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