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Pauley Symposium/Rawley Conference

Roundtable: Community-Engaged Scholarship Addressing Crisis & Renewal

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Zoom
Contact: Katrina Jagodinsky, (402) 472-2414, kjagodinsky@unl.edu
Humanities scholars often conduct engaging and innovative scholarship in collaboration with communities responding to crisis and striving toward renewal. Roundtable participants will discuss their community-engaged work in a broad range of subfields.

Panelist Bios
—Dr. Alexa Stern is an award-winning historian who focuses on the history of medicine, reproductive politics, race, and racial classification. She is Associate Dean for the Humanities - Academic Affairs - Office of the Dean, Professor of American Culture, Professor in History, Women’s Studies, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Sterilization and Social Justice Lab.

—Dr. Dawne Y. Curry explores twentieth- and twenty-first century African history with emphasis on South African protest and resistance struggles. She also explores oral history, women and gender studies, comparative black history, and African colonial history.

—Dr. Isabel Velázquez examines sociolinguistic variation, Hispanic linguistics, bilingualism and language acquisition, heritage speaker pedagogy, language contact on the U.S./Mexico border, and the role of language in identity formations of US Latin@s. Her current research focuses on linguistic maintenance and loss among Latinx families in the Midwest.

—Veronica Duran is a PhD candidate whose research interests include race and gender in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, migration, and bilingual education. Her dissertation research focuses on race and gender in bilingual children’s television programming during the late 20th century, particularly on Aida Barrera’s Carrascolendas, a bilingual children’s show produced in Austin during the 1970s. Duran is also a Research Assistant for Nuestras Historias: The Nebraska Latino Heritage Collection at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and the Assistant Managing Editor for the Journal of South Texas.

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