WOC launches Books in Print events on Jan. 29

The Women of Color Project is launching a Books in Print event series featuring recent monographs by CSWS affiliates.

The first event is a panel discussion of two recent works by Ana-Maurine Lara, assistant professor of anthropology and women's, gender, and sexuality studies, University of Oregon. The event takes place 3-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, on Zoom. Registration is required for this event (see below).

Lara's two monographs include Streetwalking: LGBTQ Lives and Protest in the Dominican Republic (Rutgers University Press, 2020) and Queer Freedom : Black Sovereignty (SUNY Press, 2020), winner of the Ruth Benedict Prize of the Association for Queer Anthropology.

In addition to Lara, guest panelists include: Professor Vanessa K. Valdés, Black Studies, CUNY, and series editor, Afro-Latinx Futures, SUNY University Press; and Professor Yolanda Martinez-San Miguel, Modern Languages, University of Miami, and series editor, Critical Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University Press; moderated by Associate Professor Alaí Reyes-Santos, Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon. The event is hosted by Sangita Gopal, WOC convenor and associate professor of cinema studies, University of Oregon, and sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Registration information for the Ana-Maruine Lara event:

When: January 29, 2021 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Upcoming Books in Print events include:
  • Kemi Balogun’s Beauty Diplomacy: Embodying an Emerging Nation (Duke, 2020), Friday, March 5 at 3-5 pm
  • Leilani Sabzalian’s Indigenous Children’s Survivance in Public Schools (Routledge, 2019), Date: April TBD
  • Tara Fickle’s The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities (NYI Press, 2019), Date: May TBD