Charlas y Café is a Zoom series where, over virtual coffee, we delve into the experiences of Chicana historians. Join us as we explore the journeys and accomplishments of the first 100 Chicanas who earned their PhDs in history, gaining valuable insights into their work and careers. This series aims to inspire and guide the next generation of Chicana historians.
Join us at our next charla: April 22, 2024 @3:00 PM ET.
Upcoming Charla will feature esteemed Chicana historians:
Dr. Vicki Ruiz, Distinguished Professor Emerita of History and Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine
Dr. Mary Ann Villarreal, VP for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI), University of Utah
This conversation will be moderated by Dr. Margaret Salazar-Porzio, Curator and Chair, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Dr. Lorena Chambers, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan will introduce this charla.
Don’t miss this conversation!
Charla : Building Communities
December 1, 2023
Dr. Albert Camarillo, Professor of History and Leon Sloss Jr. Memorial Professor/Haas Centennial Professor of Public Service, Emeritus, Stanford University
Dr. Ernesto Chávez, Dr. and Mrs. W.H. Timmons Professor of Borderlands History and Chair, University of Texas at El Paso
Dr. George Sánchez, Professor, Departments of American Studies & Ethnicity, and History, University of Southern California
Moderated by Dr. Lorena Chambers, with an introduction by Dr. Margaret Salazar-Porzio. Drs. Camarillo, Chávez, and Sánchez shared insights into their experiences building communities for Chicana/o/x historians, the challenges of gender disparities, and uplifting the work of Chicana scholars.
Charla : Consejos y Comunidad
September 15, 2023
Dr. Antonia Castañeda, Professor Emerita of History, St. Mary’s University, Chicana/o and Women’s Studies at UC Santa Barbara, and History at UT Austin
Dr. L Heidenreich, Professor of History, Affiliate Faculty Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Washington State University
Moderated by Dr. Margaret Salazar-Porzio, with an introduction by Dr. Lorena Chambers, these Chicana historians shared valuable tips on building and finding community within the field, navigating the academic journey, strategizing, and seeking support. Gain wisdom from their experiences on the beginnings of Chicana/o/x history.