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Film Screening of "Maestra" with Filmmaker Catherine Murphy

Charles E. Merrill Lounge

Cuba, 1961: 250,000 volunteers taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. 100,000 of the teachers were under 18 years old. Over half were women. Maestra explores this story through the personal testimonies of the young women who went out to teach literacy in rural communities across the island – and found themselves […]

Arlene Davila: Locating Neoliberalism in Time, Space & Latino/Latin American Cultures

University Center, UCSC College Nine and College Ten, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Latin American & Latino Studies Distinguished Speaker Series is proud to present Arlene Davila to begin the 2014-15 year. Davila uses ethnographic and transnational perspectives to theorize the intersections of culture and neoliberalism across the Americas.   More information on the speaker and the rest of the LALS Distinguished Speaker Series will be available […]