Ileana Rodríguez-Silva: “Gender and Class in the Silencing of Race in Puerto Rico”

February 6, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Browsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.   printable flyer
Public Talk

Rodriguez-Silva-flyerIleana M. Rodríguez-Silva is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at the University of Washington, Department of History. She earned her B.A. at the Universidad de Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras and her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rodriguez-Silva is the author of the award-winning book Silencing Race: Disentangling Blackness, Colonialism, and National Identities in Puerto Rico (NY:Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group.