Inés Hernández-Ávila Presentations

Presentation, Dancing Earth Songs: Poems and Stories, for Primer Congreso de Literatura Indígena de América,
sponsored by Asociación B'eyb'al, Guatemala City, Guatemala, July 27-30, 1998.
Panel presenter, "Latina Feminist Testimonios: Papelitos Guardados," National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies,
San Antonio, Texas, April 28-May 1, 1999.
Moderator, session on Grant-Writing, National Conference of Ford Fellows, Washington D.C., October 8-9, 1999.
Presentation, "Liberating Words: The Chicana/o and Native American Literary Connection,"
Yakima Valley Community College, October 28, 1999.
Keynote presentation, "Intellectual Sovereignties/Representational Solidarities: A Native American Studies Perspective",
30 Years of Ethnic Studies Research: A Dialogue Among UC Ethnic Studies Faculty, University of California, Santa Barbara, December 2-3, 1999.
Panelist for session "What Does the Future Hold for American Indian Studies?" for conference
First People, /First Nations: Voices and Perspectives of American Indian Studies into the 21st Century, Arizona State University, March 2-3, 2000.
Presentation, "The Power of Native Language(s) and the Performance of Indigenous Autonomy: The Case of Mexico,"
for session, "Intellectual Sovereignty: Frontiers of Indigenous Thinking," conference: Multiple Sovereignties: The Yale Native American Studies Conference Honors Felix Cohen, Yale University, March 31-April 2, 2000.
Plenary presenter for conference The Color of Violence: Violence Against Women of Color/A National Conference,
University of California, Santa Cruz, April 28-29, 2000.
Presentation, "The Power of Native Language(s) and the Performance of Indigenous Autonomy: The Case of Mexico,"
for conference Sovereignty 2000: Locations of Contestation and Possibility, University of California, Santa Cruz, May 19-20, 2000.
Poetry Reading, for release of Through the Eye of the Deer: An Anthology of Native American Women Writers,
eds. Carolyn Dunn and Carol Comfort Aunt Lute Press, June 2000.
Presentation, "Los Estudios Etnicos en los EEUU: Defendiendo y Creando Para Nuestros Pueblos,"
sponsored by the OEI, Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos, Mexico City office, August 30-31, 2000.
Presentation, "Qué es lo que estáen juego: Las comunidades indígenas México/Estados Unidos," for the conference
Diálogo Intercultural: La Afirmación de las Identidades Más Alláde las Fronteras, Colegio de la Frontera Norte/Tijuana, co-sponsered with the OEI, Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos, September 5-6, 2000.
Panel discussion, "Native America in the 21st Century: Who Will We Be?" for the
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's groundbreaking on the National Mall, Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., September 27, 2000.
Poetry reading, Encuentro Continental de Escritores en Lenguas Indígenas y Afrocaribeñas de America,
October 13-15, 2000, Chetumal, Felipe Carrillo Puerto and Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Panel Presenter, "Entre Guadalupe y Malinche: A Tejana Anthology,"
Society for the Study of American Women Writers/First International Conference, San Antonio, Texas, February 14-18, 2001.
Poetry Reading for session "Performance and the Arts," (Re)Presenting Native American Cultures:
The Yale Native American Studies Conference Honors Writing, Yale University, March 23-24, 2001.
Presenter, "Theater of Struggle and Triumph: FOMMA/A Mayan Woman's Center in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico,"
for Women and Religions section, American Academy of Religions, Nashville, Tennessee, November 18-21, 2000.
Presenter,"Escritores en Lenguas Indígenas: Native Language(s), Indigenous Autonomy, and Mexico's Movement of Native Writers,"
for conference: Reshaping the Americas: Narratives of Place, sponsored by the Humanities Research Instititute, University of California, Irvine, April 20-21, 2001.
Gender on the Borderlands/NEH conference, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas, July 12-13, 2001,
plenary presentation, and one of the lead faculty for the conference (seminar leader)
Poetry Reading for conference Religious Healing in Urban America, Harvard University, September 24-25, 2001.
Panel presentations, for conference, Practicing Transgression: Radical Women of Color for the 21st. Century,
University of California, Berkeley, February, 2002.
Panel presentation, with other members of the Latina Feminist Research Group, of Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios,
National Association of Chicana/Chicano Studies conference, Chicago, March 30, 2002.
Poetry reading, Poetics and Politics Distinguished Speaker series, University of Arizona, April 14, 2002,
sponsored by American Indian Studies and English.
Presenter, with other members of the Latina Feminist Research Group, of Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios,
Carnegie Library, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 22, 2002.
Panel presenter, "Performing Cultures and Strong Mayan Women: FOMMA in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas,"and chair,
for the session "(Un)Changing Stories: Indigenous Responses to Globalization," Oral History Association national conference, San Diego, Oct. 27, 2002.
Invited speaker, Hemispheric Dialogues program, "The Linkages between Chicana/o Studies, Native American Studies,
and Latin American/Latino Studies," University of California, Santa Cruz, November 8, 2002.
Invited speaker, "Transforming Violence through FOMMA (Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya): A Mayan Women's Center/Theater Group
in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas," Oberlin College, Nov. 24, 2002.
Keynote presentation, "Pasos de Amoridolor: At the Crossroads of Chicana/o and Indígena Spiritualities,"
Latina/o Religions conference , UC Berkeley, April, 2003.

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