History Sandwiched In Lecture

History Sandwiched In: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

12:15-1 pm

EnlargeCelebrate Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists


Join Andrea-Teresa Arenas, coauthor of the Society Press collection Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists, and Hector Salazar, Outreach and Recruitment Specialist with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, for a discussion of the Wisconsin Latina activists.

"Somos Latinas" shares the powerful narratives of 25 activists from outspoken demonstrators to collaborative community-builders to determined individuals working for change behind the scenes- providing proof of the long-standing legacy of Latina activism throughout Wisconsin. “Somos Latinas” draws on activist interviews conducted as part of the Somos Latinas Digital History Project, housed at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and looks deep into the life and passion of each woman.

Next Event in the Series

The next event in the series will take place Tuesday, October 16. 


Wisconsin Historical Museum
Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N Carroll St
Madison, WI 53703

Location Information

Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store ― located on Madison's Capitol Square

Accessibility Information

The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.