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Gender and History Lecture: Maylei Blackwell

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

Prof. Blackwell is the author of ¡Chicana Power! Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement. She is now working on a book on indigenous women's organizing in Mexico and along the migrant stream, tentatively titled Scales of Resistance: Indigenous Women’s Organizing in the Age of Neoliberalism. Her visit is co-sponsored by the History Department, El Instituto and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and generously funded by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

We encourage you to join us for the lecture and to stay for the reception afterward. Prof. Blackwell will also lead a seminar focusing on a pre-circulated essay, on Wednesday, September 24, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Wood Hall basement lounge. If you wish to participate, please contact faculty coordinator Nina Dayton ( or graduate student coordinator Amy Sopcak-Joseph ( for a copy of the reading.


Nina Dayton at

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