Chicanx and Latinx Education Symposium Research Panel

January 18, 2024
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m Panel Presentation
Light Refreshments Provided
UC Davis International Center

The first UC Davis Chicanx and Latinx Education Symposium engages the question: What is Chicanx/Latinx Education in theory, research, and practice? The event will bring together three interdisciplinary Chicanx/Latinx education scholar-activists to present their work in a research panel, dialogue with us, and engage in a mentorship session* with undergraduate/graduate/professional students engaged in studies and work at this intersection. This event is open to all campus and community members.

Research Panel Topics and Presenters

The panel will be moderated by Melissa Moreno, PhD, Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies at Woodland Community College.

¿Soy Acaso Negra?: A Testimonio on the Erasure of Black Latines within, and beyond, Bilingual Education”
María Cioè-Peña, PhD

Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania


“Grounding Bilingual Education in Ethnic Studies”
Laura C. Chávez-Moreno, PhD

Assistant Professor
César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o & Central American Studies


“A Liberatory Education of the Global U.S. South”
Jonathan Peraza Campos, MS

Program Specialist
Teaching Central America



This event is co-sponsored by the UC Davis School of Education, the Department of Chicana/o Studies, the Davis Humanities Institute, and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

*Students who would like to participate in the lunch/mentorship session with the visiting scholars to discuss pertinent issues in Chicanx and Latinx educational theory, research, and practice should RSVP for the lunch separately here.

Register for the Panel Presentation and Light Refreshments

Please register by January 11, 2024
For registration questions, please contact Pamela Erickson at padinsmore@ucdavis.edu


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