Events & News
Mon., May. 02, 2016
M.E.Ch.A. de UChicago presents a screening of the film No Más Bebés, which tells the story of immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were pushed into sterilizations while giving birth at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the 1960s and 70s. The screening will be followed by a discussion with producer Professor Virginia Espino and featured plaintiff Consuelo Hermosillo.
Tue., May. 03, 2016
Professor Ralph Nicholas began research on South Asian societies and cultures in 1960, when he was a graduate student at the University of Chicago. He previously studied kinship, politics, and economics in rural West Bengal. The present work which forms the basis for this talk deals with the religious performances and rituals of ordinary people in a village in West Bengal.
Wed., May. 04, 2016
Donald Trump started as a comical blip on the road to the White House. Few in Republicans and Democrats took his candidacy seriously—but now with three months until the convention, Trump is leading in the delegate count. So, how did a candidate who was viewed as a reality star joke turn into a serious contender for President of the United States? Does the media give too much attention to Trump and sway the opinion of American voters? Or do American voters get the news they deserve?
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