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New Dimensions in the Study and Practice of Mexican and Chicana/o Social Movements

A binational symposium of scholars and activists

Thursday, May 02, 2013
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Royce Hall 306

Scholars and activists from Mexico and the United States will share and critically evaluate current trends in the scholarship and practices of Mexican and Chicano social movements.  Five panels of speakers will address issues related to labor, youth, indigenous, feminist and LGBTQ movements, as well as the role of activist artists.  

9:00-9:30         Welcome

9:30-10:50   Labor Movements

      Alejandro Alvarez, María de la Luz Arriaga, Michelle Tellez

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-12:20  Youth Movements

      Mariana Favela Calvillo, Imelda Placencia, Maurice Rafael Magaña

12:20-1:20  Lunch 

1:30-2:50 Indigenous Movements

      Gaspar Rivera, Aída Hernández Castillo, Maylei Blackwell

2:50-3:00  Break

3:00-4:20  Feminist/Queer Movements

         Gisela Espinosa, Olga Talamante, Juan Ochoa

4:20-5:00: Concluding Reflections/Discussion

Some presentations may be in Spanish only. 

Parking Information: The closest parking lot is Structure #5. Visitors may purchase daily parking permits (Currently $11) by stopping at the Information & Parking booths or by using a "Pay by Space" pay station. The closest information booth to Structure #5 is located on Hilgard and Westholme Ave. To use a Parking Pay Station: Simply drive to a self-service Pay Station location (there is one located in Structure #5). Please read the posted signs and screen prompts for Pay by Space. Pay Stations allow you to select the time you need to spend on campus and pay accordingly (all-day passes can also be purchased, prices may vary)

Cost : Free and open to the public


Download file: 5-2-13-New-Dimensions-ev-dnv.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Mexican Studies, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA Dean of Social Sciences; SFSU Department of Sociology and Sexuality Studies; SFSU College of Health and Social Sciences

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