Diversity

What's in the "X": A forum on the use of "Latinx" and the politics of inclusivity

Sponsored by Sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies

When

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Where

CCSRE Conference Room (Building 360, Room 361K)

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This event is open to:
Everyone

Admission
Free

Event Details:

Please join us for a conversation on the growing use of the term ‘Latinx” and the politics surrounding its increasing popularity. We are joined by scholars who specialize in race and sexual politics, LGBTQ communities, film and visual culture, joteria studies, education, student activism and social movements. We will debate the questions “Latinx” raises around language, latinidad, gender identity, plurality, race and nationhood and its implications for colleges and universities across the country and us at Stanford.

Featuring: 

Anita Tijerina Revilla | Associate Professor and Chair Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Juana María Rodríguez | Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies - UC Berkeley
Richard T. Rodriguez | Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Studies and English - UC Riverside
Moderator: Dr. Rigoberto Marquéz | Director of Community Engaged Learning - CCSRE

Admission Info

Free and open to the public.

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