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Languages, Cultures, and Race

Vilma Navarro-Daniels.Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Living and Dying Outside Myth: An Interpretation of Josefina Aldecoa’s Porque Éramos Jóvenes (Because We Were Young)” at II CICELI, 2nd International Conference, “Female Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education,” organized by Universitat de València, Spain.

Languages, Cultures, and Race

Charles Toye.Charles Toye, graduate student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Su espacio propio: heterotopía y feminidad masculina en Los Motivos de Circe, de Lourdes Ortiz.” (“A Space of Her Own: Heterotopia and Masculine Femininity in Lourdes Ortiz’s Circe’s Motives) at the 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Voices of Marginality: Literary and Linguistic Reflections on Cultural Hierarchies in Spain and Latin America,” University of Colorado, Boulder.


Tabitha Espina Velasco.Tabitha Espina, doctoral candidate, English, presented “​Toward Decolonial Oceanic Futures: (Re)mapping Settler Relations through Island/Indigenous Feminisms in Guåhan and Hawai’i” at the American Studies Association National Conference at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa, Honolulu. She also coordinated and moderated the roundtable, “Visions of the Past, Present, and Future with the Filipino American Community in Yakima,” at the Filipino Community Hall in Wapato, Wash., as part of her Humanities Washington Graduate Fellowship and sponsored by Humanities Washington, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions.