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Las Rebeldes: Stories of Strength and Struggle in Southeastern Michigan

Sunday, May 4, 2014
12:00 AM
Boulevard House, 412 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI

Featuring interviews and archives collected from: Jane Garcia, Emily Martinez, Elena Herrada, and Maria Guadiana

Sponsored by the University of Michigan, the U-M Latina/o Studies  Program, El Museo del Norte, and the Chicana por mi Raza Digital Archive

"Las Rebeldes: Stories of Strength and Struggle in Southeastern Michigan" takes its inspiration from a Fall course taught by professor María Cotera at the University of Michigan. Professor Cotera and a group of students conducted oral history interviews with women who have been active in community politics in Southeastern Michigan since the 1960s. The students are working with professor Hannah Smotrich and her Exhibition Design course at UM's Penny Stamps School of Art and Design to create an exhibit based on the materials and stories they collected in the Fall. 

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