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Public Talk -- Hope to Resist: Battling Erasure and Inserting Our Histories into National Narratives with Helena Maria Viramontes, Author of Under the Feet of Jesus

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Helena Maria Viramontes, author of the UO's 2019-2020 Common Reading book selection Under the Feet of Jesus, will speak to the campus community about her work as an author and activist. Topics of the book that may be addressed include farm labor, migrant labor, environmental racism, Chicana feminisms, or migrant healthcare systems. Viramontes' talk will include readings from Their Dogs Came With Them and Under the Feet of Jesus.