Stanford Author/Professor to Lecture on Race
November 8, 2011
Paula Moya, co-editor of Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century (2010), will give a lecture titled “Doing Race: Eight Conversations about Race” on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Diversity and Social Justice Project and the Days-Massolo Center and is free and open to the public.
Moya is the author of Learning from Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles (2002) and is an associate professor of English at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in English from Cornell University and bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston. Her main areas of interest include 20th and 21st century American literatures, Chicana/o cultural studies, feminist theory and comparative studies in race and ethnicity. She has focused on the relationship between her identity and a subject’s social location in her work, and has sought to interrogate the epistemic and political consequences of social identity.