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

Cultural Center at Merrill Merrill Cultural Center, UC Santa Cruz, Merrill College, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Research Center for the Americas and Feminist Collective of Sisters in the Borderlands invite you to join us as we celebrate International Women's Day with book talks by two leading feminist scholars. The first speaker is Dr. Ranita Ray of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas who will speak about her book The Making […]

Dávila Santiago and Robles Gutiérrez – Puerto Rico: Filming Resistance and Survival

DNA Comedy Lab 155 S. River St., Santa Cruz, CA, United States

For the last four years, Puerto Ricans have experienced challenges that will leave an indelible mark on their collective memory and history. In 2016, the U.S. government started to implement extreme austerity measures on the island and in 2017, the island experienced one of the most devastating hurricanes from the past 100 years. In 2019, […]