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LACS Faculty Colloquium: Notes from a Chingona’s Archive: Grassroots Emergence of Latina Reproductive Justice (Mónica Russel y Rodríguez)

When: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Where: Online
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Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs

Contact: Danny Postel  

Group: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Co-Sponsor: The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Multicultural & Diversity, Global & Civic Engagement


In this talk, Mónica Russel y Rodríguez will provide a detailed view of the emergence of Latina reproductive health policy during the mid 1990s at local, national, and international levels traced through the organizational relationships of Catholics for Free Choice, Católicas por el derecho a decidir, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR).

Mónica Russel y Rodríguez (she/her/ella) is Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Lecturer in Latinx Studies and Anthropology at Northwestern. Before joining the Provost’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, she served for nine years as Associate Dean of Northwestern’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

She participated in the creation of Northwestern’s Program of Latina and Latino Studies in 2009 and served as its Interim Director. She joined the Provost’s Strategic Planning Committee in 2010. She serves on the board of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Rights and was elected secretary for the Society of Senior Ford Fellows.

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