Dominican Republic

The Fight Over Citizenship

July 23, 2015 at 4:00pm in Rockefeller 003

Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese


Ginetta E. B. Candelario:

Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American & Latina/o Studies, Smith College.

Ginetta E. B. Candelario is an Associate Professor in Sociology and Latin American and Latina/o studies and a member of the Women's Studies Program Committee at Smith College. Her research interest is in Dominican identity displays and in the history of Dominican feminist activism. Professor Candelario's teaching has been in the areas of race and ethnicity in the Americas, Latina/o communities in the United States and Latin American and Latina feminisms. She is author of Black Behind the Ears: Dominican Racial Identity From Museums to Beauty Shops (Duke University Press, 2007) and editor of Miradas desencadenantes: Los estudios de género en la República Dominicana (Instituto de Tecnología de Santo Domingo, 2005)