The Department of Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be hosting an Graduate Student Symposium showcasing research produced by LLS graduate student minors across the UIUC Campus. Participating students have an opportunity to share their work with an interdisciplinary audience and connect with colleagues from across the university.
Panel 1: 10-11am
- Breanna S. Escamilla, Anthropology, “The Intimacies of Sharing: (Digital) Storytelling”
- Beatriz Esmeralda Maldonado, Anthropology, “Salvadorans in Los Angeles and Everyday Life: Exploring ‘Ordinariness’ in a Postwar Context"
- Daniel Gonzalez, Geography and Geographic Science, “Documenting the Undocumented”
- Carolyn Eboni Dy’Men Carson, Business Administration, “The Glue that Keeps us Together”
Panel 2: 11-12pm
- Diana Leon-Boys, Institute of Communications Research, “La Primera Princesa Mexicana: Disney's Use of Mexicanidad at California's Magic Kingdom Park”
- Liliana Lule, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, “Lésbica o Lesbiana: The Language of Desire in Chicana Spaces”
- Catalina Hernandez, Art Education, “Creative Practice and Pedagogic Movidas: The Flesh of the New Mestiza”
Lunch provided: 12-1:30pm