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Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era

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Panelists:
- DR. MAYLEI BLACKWELL, Associate Professor, César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies, Women's Studies Department, and affiliated faculty in the American Indian Studies and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies, University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA)
- DR. MARIA EUGENIA COTERA, Associate Professor, American Culture, Latina/o Studies, Women's Studies, University of Michigan
- DR. ELENA GUTIERREZ, Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, The University of Illinois at Chicago
- DR. LETICIA WIGGINS, WOSU Public Media
- DR. ROSIE BERMUDEZ, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California - Los Angeles

With contributions from a wide array of scholars and activists, including leading Chicana feminists from the period, this groundbreaking anthology is the first collection of scholarly essays and testimonios that focuses on Chicana organizing, activism, and leadership in the movement years. The essays in Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era (University of Texas Press, 2018) demonstrate how Chicanas enacted a new kind of politica at the intersection of race, class, gender, and sexuality, and developed innovative concepts, tactics, and methodologies that in turn generated new theories, art forms, organizational spaces, and strategies of alliance.

Join us in honor of Latinx Heritage Month for a panel discussion featuring co-editors and contributors.

Book sales and a reception will follow the discussion.

There will be an instant-win raffle at the beginning of the event for 5 free copies of the book! Must be present to win!

Cosponsors: CEW+ Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund, Latina/o Studies, Women's Studies, University Library
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