Posts Tagged chicanas

The Feministing Five: Elrod

Coming to you in a glitter-covered portrait of low riders and the big-haired ladies who ride ’em, Elrod and the Femme Cartel present “VaVa Vroom!” at the Betti Ono gallery  in Oakland, CA, opening on Friday, July 4th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. The exhibit, which will be open until August 9th 2014, displays Elrod’s newest creations that place a feminist lens on this subculture, presenting lowrider women holistically with their deep gazes and bold personalities.

While doing research for this interview, I was really excited to learn more about the women who are a part of the lowrider scene (watch the trailer for “The Unique Ladies,” a documentary about the first all-woman Low Rider club, here) and ...

Coming to you in a glitter-covered portrait of low riders and the big-haired ladies who ride ’em, Elrod and the Femme Cartel present “VaVa Vroom!” at the Betti Ono gallery  in Oakland, CA, opening on ...

The Academic Feminist: Summer at the Archives with Chicana por mi Raza

Welcome back, Academic Feminists, to this back-to-school edition of our Summer at the Archives series! This edition features an interview with Maria Cotera, Associate Professor in the Departments of American Culture, Latino/Latina Studies and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. Cotera took time out (from collecting archival materials, in fact!) to talk about her current project, Chicana Por Mi Raza: Uncovering the Hidden History of Chicana Feminism, which aims to collect and preserve materials from two decades of the Chicana feminist movement. Cotera discusses the decision to archive within a specific time period, the process of collecting oral histories, and the important role that access to the archive can play in building relationships between academics and ...

Welcome back, Academic Feminists, to this back-to-school edition of our Summer at the Archives series! This edition features an interview with Maria Cotera, Associate Professor in the Departments of American Culture, Latino/Latina Studies and Women’s ...