Chicana/o Arts & Social Action 16th Annual Tomás Rivera Conference

Program April 24, 2003 Thursday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Zacatecas Restaurant, 2472 University Avenue, Riverside

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Dolores Huerta, "A Life's Work in the Building of Community"
Introductory Remarks: Alfredo Figuerora, Director Chicano Student Programs
Moderator: Tiffany Lopez, Conference Coordinator

April 25, 2003 Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Humanities & Social Sciences 1500

9 a.m. Introduction, Tiffany Ana Lopez, Director CASA - Chicana/o Arts & Social Action

9:15 a.m. Welcome, Concha Rivera

9:25 a.m. Jim Sandoval, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Chicana/o Arts: Recollections and Revisions
Barbara Carrasco, UCR Regents Professor, Spring 2003
Alma Lopez, Visual Artist, UCR Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring 2002

11-Noon Performance: Storytelling in Action
Monica Palacios, Performance Artist, UCR Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring 2003

Noon - 1:30 p.m. No Host Lunch

1:30 - 2:45 p.m. The Legacy of Tomas Rivera on Chicanas/os in Higher Education, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Associate Professor & Associate Director, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA

3-5:00 p.m. The Teta Show!: Theater and Latina Health Issues
Moderator: Amalia Cabezas, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, UCR
María Elena Gaitán: Musician, Performer and Creator of "The Teta Show!"
Ysabel Durón, Director, 'Las Isabelas' Latina Cancer Support Agency, Newscaster @ KRON TV, San Francisco,Ca.
Felicitas Nuñez, Breast Cancer Survivor and Activist
Dr. Yolanda Broyles-González, Professor, Author, UC Santa Barbara

The Teta Show was created for Latina survivors of breast cancer. Commissioned by the Bay Area Latina Health Organization, Gaitan uses humor, storytelling, music, video and the personal testimony of survivors to inspire community building and emotional healing. See also http://womynofcolor.ucr.edu.

Directions to Zacatecas Restaurant:
Take University Avenue off the 60 freeway, turn right (west). Proceed for 1.73 miles. Zacatecas is located on the left side of the road at the corner of University Avenue and Sedgewick (street is named Comer on the right side)

Coming from the 91, take University Avenue offramp, exit east, approximately 1 mile, just past Victoria Avenue.

Parking is available behind Zacatecas Restaurant on the 24th.
Stop at the kiosk for a parking permit on the 25th. Cost is $6 for the day.

Download Conference Reservation Form
1. PDF format (If you would like to submit your reservation via hard copy, please download this PDF format file and mail a hard copy of this reservation form to Sandy Schauer, DEPARTMENT of ENGLISH, 1202 HMNSS Building, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521

2. Word format (If you would like to submit your reservation form via e-mail, please download this Word format file. Edit your reservation information and e-mail the file back to sandy.schauer@ucr.edu)

For more information, please contact Sandy Schauer (909) 827-7109 or e-mail sandy.schauer@ucr.edu

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