Scholarly and Creative Activities Directory

Irene E. Vasquez, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Chicana/o Studies Department

Department: Chicana/o Studies Department

Office: LCH B304
Phone Extension: x3070
Email Username: ivasquez

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Invited Talks

  • Author and Presenter, “Maquiladora Murders and Gendered Labor Conditions in Latin America,” Summer Teacher Institute, Fowler Museum, August 7, 2008.  
  • Author and Presenter, “The Gendered Condition of Labor: Maquiladoras in Mexico and Central America,” Latin American Institute Summer Program for Teachers, University of California, Los Angeles, July 9, 2008.  
  • Author and Presenter, “Longue Duree of Blacks Among Mexicans: A Kaleidescope of Situations and Actions,” UCLA Downtown Labor Center, Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2008.  
  • Author and Panel Presenter, “From Ruins New Constructions: Change and Continuity in the Historical Narratives of African Descent Peoples in Mexico during the Colonial and Early Republic of Mexico,” Colonial Latin American History Committee Panel, Washington D.C., January 5, 2008.  
  • Author, “Latina-Latin American Contributions to the U.S.,” Latino Heritage Month, San Pedro Coast Guard, September 2007.  
  • Author and Panel Presenter, “Turning the Prism: The Implications of the Conflict vs. Collaboration Framework for African American and Latino Relations in Southern California,” Social Vision/Current Challenges: Black and Latino Relations Symposium, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, August 7, 2007. 
  • Panel Presenter, “Faculty of Color Panel,” California Senior Summer Camp, McNair Scholars Program, California State University, Dominguez Hills, June 6, 2007.  
  • Presenter, “Underscoring Student Academic Success and Diversity through On-Line Instruction,” CATS 2007, California State University, Fullerton, CA March 26, 2007.  
  • Roundtable Presenter, “The Polycentric Curriculum Approach at California State University, Dominguez Hills,” National Council of Black Studies, San Diego, CA, March, 2007.  
  • Panel Presenter, WASC Town Hall on Civic Engagement, California State University, Dominguez Hills, March 20, 2007.  
  • Panel Presenter, WASC Town Hall: Having the “Uncomfortable Conversation;” A Frank Discussion of Interactional Diversity in the CSUDH learning community tomorrow,” California State University, Dominguez Hills, February 22, 2007.  
  • Presenter, “Understanding Historical and Cultural Similarities for Better Communication: The Shared History of African Americans and Latinos,” County of San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health, San Bernardino, CA, February 23, 2007.  
  •  Presenter, “Chicana/o Identity and History,” Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project (CLYLP), University of California, Los Angeles, November 18, 2006.  
  • Chair of Panel, “The Intersections of Chicana/o Studies and Indigenous Paradigms and Methodologies California State University System,” Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies, California State University, Dominguez Hills, November 3, 2006.  
  • Roundtable Participant, “Closing Disciplinary Divides: A Polycentric Curriculum Approach in the California State University System,” Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies, California State University, Dominguez Hills, November 4, 2007.  
  • Presenter, “Immigration Policies and Issues,” Tri-League of Women Voters, Redondo Beach, September 16, 2006  
  • Presenter, “Professional Etiquette and Building Networks in the Academic Setting,” California State University, Dominguez Hills, July 25, 2006.  
  • Chair of panel, “Chicana/o Latina/o Academic Success: Social Networking, Family Advocacy and Student Empowerment in Higher Education,” National Association of Chicana/o Studies, Guadalajara, Mexico, June 2006.  
  • Chair of panel, “Chicana/o Movement Paradigms and Theories,” National Association of Chicana/o Studies, Guadalajara, Mexico, June 2006.  
  • Panel participant, Walk Out Film Screening and Panel Discussion, Campus lecture sponsored by Multi Cultural Center, California State University, Dominguez Hills, May 8, 2006  
  • Panel participant, Black and Brown Dialogues: Unity and Coalition Building, Division of World Cultural Studies, California State University, Dominguez Hills, May 8, 2006.  
  • Panel participant, Immigration Panel, Campus lecture sponsored by Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, California State University, Dominguez Hills, May 3, 2006.  
  • Presenter, “Latino Identity in the Americas,” California State University, Dominguez Hills, February 23, 2006.   Presenter, “African and Indigenous Social Relations in the Americas,” California State University, Dominguez Hills, February 15, 2006.  
  • Moderator, Roundtable Discussion, Chicana/os in Education: Theory and Research Symposium, California State University, Los Angeles, June 30, 2005.  
  • Presenter, "Chicano Studies: The Struggle to Once Again Make It Work for the Community," Community Caucus of the National Chicana/Chicano Studies Association (NACCS) and the Raza Press Association, Oxnard, CA, Saturday April 9, 2005. Presenter, “Afro-Mexicanidad: The Historical Development of African Mexican Communities,” National Council on Black Studies, New Orleans, LA, Friday, March 25, 2005.  
  • Presenter, “Gender and Indigenous Peoples,” McNair Scholar Program,” California State University, Dominguez Hills, March 17, 2005.  
  • Presenter, “Careers in Chicana/o Studies,” National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Regional Conference, Los Angeles, California, February 12, 2005.  
  • Guest Lectures, The Story of Tomasa: Power, Gender and Sacred Knowledge Discourse in 18th Century Northern Mexico.” Native American Studies Department, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, December 9, 2004.  
  • Guest lecturer, “Spanish-Native Interactions during the Age of Discovery.” CHSSP Summer Institute, History Department, California State University, Los Angeles, June 11, 2003.  
  • Guest lecturer, “The Native Societies of Colonial Northern Mexico.” La Familia Historical Association, Santa Ana, CA, October 12, 2002.  
  • Guest lecturer, “One-Step, two-step…Introducing the Introduction to Latin American Studies at Two-year Campuses,” California State University, Los Angeles, November 16, 2001.  

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