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Brujeria Activism

Semester: Spring 2024


Presentation description

My research topic focuses on demystifying the "bruja". I want to reconstruct the story of the bruja as an important part of understanding the long-standing oppression against Chicana and Latinx women. Additionally, I want to elevate the voices of scholars and activists who are representing the bruja as a symbol of empowerment and resistance.
With my research, I will create a zine that centers brujeria as a spiritual knowledge that is rooted in womxn liberation

Presenter Name: Perla Rivera

Presentation Type: Poster
Presentation Format: In Person
Presentation #C42
College: Cultural & Social Transformation
School / Department: Ethnic Studies
Research Mentor: Lezlie Frye
Date | Time: Tuesday, Apr 9th | 1:00 PM