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  • November 19, 2020

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    Brazilian Resistance to the Reactionary Wave Series

    September 25, 2020

    As Brazil faces the deepest political crisis of its recent history, marked by the election of a neo- fascist president and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed over 150,000 Brazilians, two webinars in Fall 2020 will bring together scholars and activists engaged in researching and resisting this complex political scenario: “Domestic Workers’ Resistance and the COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil” on November 6 at 11 am, and “LGBTQ Resistance in Brazil: From the Military Dictatorship to the Current Reactionary Wave” on December 4 at 1 pm.

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    POSTPONED: The Inspiring Legacy of Lionel Cantú: Graduate Student Symposium

    June 30, 2019

    Check back for the new event schedule in fall 2020. The Lionel Cantú Memorial Award celebrates the life and work of Lionel Cantú (1965-2002), former Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Cruz. Professor Cantú's scholarship bridged and advanced Latino sociology, immigration studies, transnational/cross-border studies, gender and sexuality studies, and the study of gay men and masculinity.