Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia
A workshop and reading with Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs is an author and first editor of the revolutionary volume Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. She has written articles, poetry collections and encyclopedia entries and in 2015 was awarded the Provost's Inaugural Award for Scholarship, Research and Creativity at Seattle University, where she recently served as the director of the Center for the Study of Justice in Society. Her collection ¿How Many Indians Can We Be? is forthcoming from Mango Press. She recently published The Runaway Poems with Finishing Line Press, and edited a collection of Chicana and Chicano literary criticism for the University of Arizona Press. She has represented the United States as an American poet in India, Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Mexico and various countries in Central and South America.
Workshop: “On moving beyond Presumed Incompetent”
10:30–11:45 a.m. in Soiland Humanities Center 116
Poetry Reading: “Kneading Words: intersectionality, goddesses and beyond”
3:30–5 p.m. in Swenson Center for the Social and Behavioral Sciences 101
Admission is free.
Sponsored BySarah W. Heath Center for Equality and Justice, College of Arts and Sciences, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Segerhammar Center for Faith and Culture, and Women and Gender Studies Program