International Women’s Day Symposium: Celebrating Feminist Scholarship from the Americas

The Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas invites you to join us as we celebrate International Women's Day with keynote speakers Prof. Michelle Tellez and Prof. Esther Hernández-Medina. Together, they will help the audience explore the critical themes of resistance, survival, intersectionality, and reproductive justice in the Americas. Prof. Tellez's lecture is titled "Fronteriza Imaginaries: Women's Leadership in the Borderlands" and Prof. Hernández-Medina's lecture is titled “Take your Rosaries out of Our Ovaries:” the Fight for Women's Right to Choose in the Dominican Republic.

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023
Time: 1:30pm–5pm
Location: Merrill Cultural Center


Light refreshments will be served outdoors in the courtyard of the Merrill Cultural Center

Driving and Parking Directions to Merrill Cultural Center at UC Santa Cruz

 

Merrill Cultural Center Schedule:

1:30p.m.–3:00p.m. ~ Dr. Hernandez-Medina, Pomona College

Discussant: Michelle Gomez Parra, PhD candidate in Sociology with emphasis in Latin American and Latino Studies

3:00p.m.–3:20p.m. ~ Break with light snacks

3:20p.m.–4:50p.m. ~ Dr. Michelle Tellez, University of Arizona

Discussant: Roxanna Villalobos, PhD candidate in Sociology with emphasis in Latin American and Latino Studies

Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Merrill Cultural Center
200 McLaughlin Dr, Santa Cruz, California 95064