Cherríe Moraga in Conversation with Prof. Susy Zepeda

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Manetti Shrem Museum

Cherríe Moraga is an internationally recognized poet, essayist and playwright whose professional life began in 1981 with her co-editorship of the groundbreaking feminist anthology, This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. The author of several collections of her own writings, including: A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness, Loving in The War Years, and Waiting in the Wings: Portrait of a Queer Motherhood, Moraga is the recipient of the United States Artists Rockefeller Fellowship for Literature, the American Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award, among numerous other honors. She is currently a Professor in the Department of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where with her artistic partner, Celia Herrera Rodríguez, she has instituted Las Maestras: Center for Chicana and Indigenous Thought and Art Practice. In celebration of Xicanx Futurity, Moraga will be in conversation with Susy Zepeda, Assistant Professor, UC Davis Chicana/o Studies Department.