Las Vegas Sun

March 30, 2015

Currently: 89° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Diversity and Ethnic Studies

As Las Vegas continues to grow, we encounter diverse faces, languages, and cultures in schools and communities. This lecture will discuss demographics, racial/ethnic history, and contemporary local
debates around these changes, including immigration. It will connect what is happening in Las Vegas to the nation and world around us as we take a closer look at these issues. Presented by: Anita Tijerina Revilla, an assistant professor in Women’s Studies at UNLV. She received her Ph.D. at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies within the division of Social Sciences and
Comparative Education. Her areas of expertise include Latina/o Critical Theory, Critical Race Theory, Education, and 301). Chicana/Latina Feminist and Queer Studies. Her independent research focuses on the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the experiences of Chicanas/Latinas and other women of color, especially as it relates to feminist and Queer activism, social movements, and social justice education. Some of her most recent publications include: "Muxerista Pedagogy: Raza Womyn Teaching Social Justice Through Activism," published in The High School Journal, 87 (4), 2004, (80-94) and "Inmensa Fe en le Victoria [Immense Faith in Victory]: Social Justice Through Education."
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 24 (2&3), 2003, (282-301). Meeting will be in the conference room. Registration required. Register online at www.mypubliclibrary.com. This event is free and open to the public.







When: Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010
THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Where: Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Cost: Free

Age limit: 18+

Categories: Henderson, UNLV

Event posted Aug. 25, 2010
Last updated Aug. 25, 2010

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks

Today

UNLV MFA Exhibition
Brett Wesley Gallery
Fabergé Revealed
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Vintage Vegas Cocktail Party
Tuscany Suites & Casino

Tuesday

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Vegas Blues Dance
Artifice

Wednesday

Amusement Expo - 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center |
Industry Wednesdays
Chateau Nightclub & Gardens | 20:30:00
Lunch and Learn Educational Series
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health | 12:00:00

Thursday

National Association of Pizzeria Operators - Annual International Pizza Expo - 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center
Throwback Thursdays
Body English
Amanda Avila
Tuscany Suites & Casino

Friday

Ikon Fridays
The Bank
Tao Fridays
Tao
Fabergé Revealed
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

Saturday

Jazz Conversations Big Band Series
Viva Las Vegas Event Center
Boulder City Beerfest
Wilbur Square
Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve

Sunday

Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve
UNLV MFA Exhibition
Brett Wesley Gallery
Acoustic Brunch at Pizza Rock
Pizza Rock