Yolanda Padilla helps to launch the Latina/o Studies Association

image of Latina/o Studies Conference logoJuly 23, 2014 - IAS faculty member Yolanda Padilla organized a roundtable and presented at the inaugural conference of the Latina/o Studies Association in Chicago. The roundtable, "Transnationalism Interrupting: Relocating Latina Feminisms," mapped transnational elements in a variety of cultural forms, teasing out what the term “transnational” means in relation to existing and emerging paradigms for the study of Latina social formations, identities, and cultural expressions.