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"Occupying Our Space"

University of Arizona scholar Cristina Ramirez explores the legacy of Mexico's female journalists in a new book.


CristinaRamirezportrait Cristina Ramirez (PHOTO: Courtesy of Cristina Ramirez)
Occupying Our Space (PHOTO: Courtesy of Cristina Ramirez)

Cristina Ramirez is an assistant professor in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English at the University of Arizona. Her book Occupying Our Space: The Mestiza Rhetorics of Mexican Women Journalists and Activists, 1875-1942 explores the contributions that women made to journalism in Mexico between the turn of the century and World War II, which opened doors for the inclusion of women in Mexico's political and social evolution.

The Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry "Show and Tell" series presents a lecture by Cristina Ramirez Wednesday. September 2, 2015 at 6 PM at The Playground Bar & Lounge at 278 East Congress Street.

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