The Feminist Studies Program presents
The 2014 Jessie Daniel Ames Lecture:
“Transforming Feminist Scholarship and Pedagogy Through Digital Media:
The Chicana por mi Raza Digital Archive Project"
Wednesday April 23, 2014
4:00 pm, Olin 105
Maria Cotera, CPMR National Director, Advisor, CPMR Michigan
Linda Garcia Merchant, CPMR technical Director, Advisor, Chicago/Wisconsin
Maria Cotera and Linda Garcia Merchant will co-present on the national digital archive project, "Chicana por mi Raza: Uncovering the Hidden History of Chicana Feminism" (CPMR) and its implementation. Speakers will also address the project's educational network, which includes undergraduate classes and graduate student mentoring. Maria Seiferle Valencia and Martha Cotera will join the speakers for the Q & A. CPMR digital archivist Seiferle Valencia will answer questions regarding the technical and archival aspects of the CPMR project. Cotera, feminist scholar and long time political and community activist, will address the ways in which the project is connecting older generation Chicana feminists to a new generation of scholars and activists. Reception to follow.
JDA Workshop: "Feminist Community History from the Ground Up:
a workshop on oral history and digital archiving"
Thursday April 24, 2014
11:30 am to 1:30 pm, SLC 202/204
Chicana por mi Raza Project members (Linda Garcia Merchant, Maria Cotera, and Maria Seiferle-Valencia) will share their experiences with community oral history/archive projects. The workshop will include guidelines for managing community-based oral history and archive projects, archival best practices, scanning and organizing digital material, and working with data management systems.
Presenters and participants will explore how the Chicana por mi Raza model can be applied to SU's new Latina History Project (LHP). All students are eligible to attend the workshop, particularly students interested in participating in the LHP. Space is limited.
Please contact Dr. Brenda Sendejo at email@example.com by Friday, April 4 to apply for the workshop or for more information on the LHP.
A short video on the CPMR project can be viewed at: http://vimeo.com/42036139.
2014 JDA Library Information Guide: http://infoguides.southwestern.edu/jda2014
Additional support provided by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Religion Department.