Vicki Ruiz, Distinguished Professor of history and Chicano/Latino studies at the University of California, Irvine Steve Zylius/UC Irvine Communications

2023-24 Tangney Lecture

Pettengill Hall, Room G52 (Keck Classroom)
Lewiston, Maine 04240
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Dreams and Deeds: Latina Feminist Traditions from 1900 to 1930 -A Talk by Vicki Lynn Ruiz

A path-breaking scholar and teacher, Vicki Lynn Ruiz has contributed to the reshaping of US women’s history, Chicana/o studies, Latina history, labor history, immigration studies, and history of the US West. Currently Distinguished Professor Emerita of History and Chicano/Latino Studies at University of California, Irvine, she is a National Humanities Medalist, a past president of the American Historical Association, and was the first Latina historian inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She has produced more than 14 books and edited collections, as well as more than 60 essays. In 2012, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Furthermore, that she has been elected president of the American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, American Studies Association, and Berkshire Conference of Women’s History reflects the esteem in which her leadership is held.

This talk is Sponsored by:
The Charles & Virginia Tangney Fund in partnership with the Bates History Department

Co-Sponsored by the Departments of:
Anthropology, Gender & Sexuality Studies,
Latin American and LatinX Studies, and Sociology