This UCI Illuminations event is an opportunity to learn from the historical writing of distinguished scholar and educator, Vicki L. Ruiz.

Event audiences are invited to learn more about the edited collection of Vicki L. Ruiz’s influential essays, Latina Lives, Latina Narratives (Routledge, 2021).

It will feature Miroslava Chavez-Garcia’s presentation and discussion of the inspiration underpinning her editing of this collection of historical essays, and Vicki L. Ruiz’s presentation and discussion of her approach to researching, teaching, and writing about Latina women’s histories.

Event audience members who RSVP for this event will be provided with select essays from Latina Lives, Latina Narratives in advance. This way, they can read essays grounding this event in preparation for their event participation and the event discussion.

Event Organizer and Host: Ana Elizabeth Rosas, Associate Professor of Chicano-Latino Studies and History, UC Irvine

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