What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education
by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies
posted in Hip Latina, October 20, 2018
“I have been asserting my blackness since I can remember.
“Growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, my curls —‘pelo malo,’as friends called it—betrayed my family’s attempts to claim whiteness […]
[ May 17, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Cedar / Spruce Rooms
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th. Ave.
A CLLAS Faculty Grantee presentation by Alai Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies) and Ana Lara (Anthropology)
Professors Alai Reyes-Santos and Ana-Maurine Lara will discuss “Afro-Aboriginal Women Healers in the Caribbean and its Diasporas” in a CLLAS Faculty Grantee talk at the EMU on May 17 at 3:30 p.m. […]
Following the events in Dallas, CSWS faculty affiliate Alaí Reyes-Santos was asked to submit a short piece about racism and racial profiling by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. Dr. Reyes-Santos, an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, said that she is “trying to make sense of all we have been living as […]
[ May 20, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Alder Building Conference Rm (first floor)
818 E. 15th Ave.
Ethnic Studies professor Alaí Reyes-Santos presents her book Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antillesat UO. Prof. Amalia Cabezas, UC, Riverside, will discuss the contributions of the book to the fields of Ethnic Studies and Gender Studies, and Caribbean, Latin American and Latino […]
Spring 2015: CSWS Research Matters
“Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles,” by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon
Department of Ethnic Studies
Our Caribbean Kin, published by Rutgers University Press in 2015, disentangles the affective component of political solidarity in the Antilles. Alaí Reyes-Santos received faculty grant support from CSWS for research […]
The research for this new book by Alaí Reyes-Santos, assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, was supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant.
Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles, by Alaí Reyes-Santos
(Rutgers University Press, November 2014) 232 pages
“Beset by the forces of European colonialism, US imperialism, and neoliberalism, the […]