Brenda Sendejo

Notable Achievements

Associate Professor of Feminst Studies Brenda Sendejo was invited to present her research as part of Mexic-Arte Museum’s Chicano/a Art Movimiento y Más en Austen, Tejas 1960s to 1980s exhibit and lecture series. Her paper was titled “The Chicana Movement in Austin: A Legacy of Activism, Feminism, and Intergenerational Encuentros” and drew on themes from the exhibit that intersect with Sendejo’s work on the Chicana/o movement and emergence of Chicana feminist thought in Texas. The lecture series and exhibit were supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Expertise

Anthropology of religion, Mexican American spiritualities and indigenous heritage, gender and racialization, and Chicana feminisms. Geographic specialization: U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Central and South Texas.

Brenda Sendejo received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Brenda Sendejo received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • In 2012, Sendejo received the Sam Taylor Fellowship to continue work on “Spirit Stories: Narratives of Spirituality and Social Justice”, an intergenerational oral history project.


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