Violence Against Women's Resistance Under Pinochet's Dictatorship
Dr. Claudia Montero Miranda from Universidad de Valparaíso will speak about violence against women under the Pinochet dictatorship. She is an associate professor at the Institute of History and Social Studies at the University of Valparaíso and visiting professor at the University of Essex (United Kingdom). She holds a Ph.D. and master's degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Chile. She has an undergraduate degree in history from the University of Santiago de Chile.
She will give an additional talk, "They Also Wrote Newspapers: One Hundred Years of Women's Periodical Press in Chile 1850-1950," 7 p.m. Monday April 22 in the Park Library Auditorium to discuss the release of her new book.
Sponsored by the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Central Michigan University. This endowed lecture series was established in 2009 by the family of Dr. Harold Abel to honor and memorialize his 44-year career as an educator, which included a 10-year term as president of Central Michigan University from 1975 to 1985. Dr. Abel passed away in 2002.
This event is also part of the Critical Engagements initiative "The End of the World: Crisis, Turning Points, Renewals" within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.