Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Workshop: "Las Dos Luisas: Latina Feminist Traditions, 1900-1930," by Dr. Vicki L. Ruiz, University of California, Irvine

Mon, February 18, 2013 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Dr. Vicki L. Ruiz (Ph.D., Stanford University, 1982) is Professor of History and Chicano/Latino Studies and Former Dean, School of Humanities, at the University of California at Irvine.

Professor Ruiz co-authored Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United States (Longman Press, 2003) in its fourth edition forthcoming, which explores American History through the theme of equality, and penned From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America (Oxford University Press, 1999) now in its tenth anniversary edition, the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century.

In 2012, Dr. Ruiz was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the first Latina historian so honored.

Her research interests include 20th century U.S. history specializing in Chicana/o studies, Latina history, oral narratives, gender studies, labor, as well as California and the West. She is currently working on a biography of labor union leader and social activist Luisa Moreno.

Learn more about Professor Ruiz at her faculty home page:

Dr. Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández,
Associate Professor of American Studies
Associate Director, Center for Mexican American Studies

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, February 15.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History

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