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Brown Trans Figurations as a Theoretical Framework

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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CDSC is co-sponsoring the Queer Studies Fall Lecture with Dr. Francisco Galarte on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 5:00PM in the University Library Presentation Room. Please share widely with your networks and with your students and comrades.

Dr. Galarte is an Associate Professor of American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of New Mexico. He is author of Brown Trans Figurations: Rethinking Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Chicanx/Latinx Studies, explores how transgender analytics intervene or fail to intervene

in the current reading practices that exist in Chicana/o Studies for making sense of processes of racialization, gendered violence, queer sexualities, masculinities and femininities.

To request Interpreters please email Reyna Kennedy,,  by November 7th. Read more

We Are Not Dreamers: Undocumented Scholars Theorize Undocumented Life in the US

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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This event features Dr. Leisy Abrego (UCLA Chicana/o and Central American Studies), Dr. Genevieve Negrón-Gonzalez (University of San Francisco School of Education), and Maria Liliana Ramirez (UCI Anthropology). They will speak on the publication of Dr. Abrego and Dr. Negrón-Gonzales’ anthology We Are Not Dreamers, which argues for an expansive articulation of immigrant rights and justice, including UndocuQueer and those excluded from the Dreamer category. Read more