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UConn Stamford Faculty Member Oscar Guerra Film to be Broadcast on Frontline

Love, Life & the Virus, a documentary film by Oscar Guerra, Assistant Professor of Digital Media Design at UConn’s Stamford campus, will air nationally on the acclaimed PBS in-depth journalism program, Frontline, Tuesday, 11 August, 10PM. The film follows the struggle for survival of two immigrant families struck by COVID-19 infections in southwestern Connecticut. A […]

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El Instituto apoya el Proyecto Diarios de la Pandemia

El Proyecto Diarios de la Pandemia (Spanish)  Esta primavera, cuando la fuerza y la magnitud de la pandemia de COVID-19 empezaron a hacerse cada vez más claras, un equipo interdisciplinario de investigadores en la University of Connecticut, la Brown University, y el Trinity College se apuró a crear el Proyecto Diarios de la Pandemia, una […]

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Tijuana, Baja California (Mexico) is undergoing a migratory crisis impacted by the United States government’s promises to enclose its southern border. Concurrently, the city’s municipal government has designed programs to revitalize the tourist infrastructure and reduce crime. This presentation offers an ethnographic account of the wage-labor discrimination and geographic seclusion deported Mexicans experience in Tijuana, as well as the erosion of wage workers’ skills and changing conceptions of social recognition.

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Colectiva Feminista en Construcción is a grassroots feminist movement that brings together the student, anti-colonialism and LGBTTIQ struggle to oppose the racist and patriarchal colonial system and works towards achieving structural change. They are building a grassroots feminist movement that recognizes that the different manifestations of oppression (including sexism, ci-sexism machismo, racism, xenophobia, and capitalism) are interrelated and need to be opposed collectively. Their political project comes from the tradition of black feminism, articulating the fight against hetero-patriarchy, anti-black violence and capitalism.

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  3. Sep 28 “Siempre Tienes Que Estar Pendiente”: Parenting And Adolescent Adjustment In Latinx Families5:00pm
  4. Sep 29 Anti-Blackness In The Latinx Community2:00pm
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