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Each Panel is labelled at with the day room and panel number.

F – Friday; S – Saturday; 1,2,3,4 – Panel Sessions

A – Room C2107; B – Room C3107; C – Room C3109

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— D E T A I L S / D E S C R I P T I O N S — 
Fri. Nov. 8, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Panels Session One (F1A, F1B, F1C)
Chicanas Chingonas: Reframing Discourses of Resistance
Maria Cuevas , Yakima Valley Community College
Dr. Linda Heidenreich, Washington State University
Veronica Sandoval, Washington State University
Lynn Becerra, Washington State University
Lizeth Gutierrez, Washington State University
Masculinity workshop
Milena Seymour
Victor Ortiz, The Evergreen State College
Back to the Basics: Why Chican@ Studies Needs Political Economy to Stay Relevant
José Barragan, The Evergreen State College
Mayra Espinoza, The Evergreen State College
Maria Polanco, The Evergreen State College
Giovanni Sánchez De Leon, The Evergreen State College
Anthony Zaragoza, The Evergreen State College
Fri. Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Panels Session Two (F2A, F2B, F2C)
Neoliberalism workshop
Juan Carlos Ruiz Duran, South Puget Sound Community College
Kevin Peña, The Evergreen State College
Emerging Latina/o Scholarship at Central Washington University: Psychological, Sociological, and Political Perspectives
Dr. Heath Marrs, Central Washington University
Laura Ramirez, Central Washington University
Brendan Shearer, Central Washington University
Dr. Gilberto Garcia, Central Washington University
Film Screening: Precious Knowledge is a 2011 political documentary centered on the banning of the Mexican American Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District of Arizona.
Fri. Nov. 8, 12:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m: Plenary I 
*Concurrent with eating lunch.
Familias Unidas por la Justicia is made up of over 300 indigenous migrant farmworker families who have held six strikes this season and who also launched a boycott in order to secure a contract with their employer, Sakuma Bros. Farm.
Matt Sedillo, a two-time national slam poet, grand slam champion of the Damn Slam Los Angeles 2011 and teh author of For What I Might Do Tomorrow published by Casa De Poesia 2010. His poetry has been published by anthologies alongside the likes of such literary giants as Amiri Baraka, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Hircshman and Luis Rodriquez.
Fri. Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Panels Session Three (F3A, F3B, F3C)
Action Research: Community Struggles, Power, and Chicana/o Studies Scholarship
Martín Meráz García, PhD, Eastern Washington University
Raul Garcia, University of Washington, Seattle
Tomás Alberto Madrigal, UC Santa Barbara
Dr. Gilberto Garcia, Central Washington University
Activism, Education, and Identity
SimHayKin S. Jack, Eastern Washington University
Amy Núñez, Eastern Washington University
Women of Color/Chican@s in the Sciences
Dre Avila, The Evergreen State College
Mimi Alcantar, The Evergreen State College
Fri. Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Panels Session Four (F4A, F4B, F4C)
The New Activists of the 21st Century: Reuniting our Voices to Empower our Youth 
Lucia Vasquez, Eastern Washington University
Jackie Vaugh, Eastern Washington University
Stephanie Fuentes, Eastern Washington University
Amy Núñez, Eastern Washington University
Dr. Martín Meráz García, Eastern Washington University
Chicanos and Class: Current and Future Possible Struggles
Peter Bohmer, The Evergreen State College
Larry Mosqueda, The Evergreen State College
Devon Peña, University of Washington, Seattle
People’s Permanent Tribunal
Dante Garcia, The Evergreen State College
Ricardo Ortega, Legacy of Equality, Leadership, and Organizing (LELO)
Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Panels Session Five (S1A, S1B, S1C)
Challenging The Latina/o Academic Achievement Gap—Exploring Schools and Community Efforts Thru Participatory Research and Film
Grace Huerta, Ph.D., The Evergreen State College
Anne Fischel, The Evergreen State College
Tomorrow Today: A Future of Chican@ Communities and Chican@ Future Studies
Anthony Zaragoza, Ph.D., The Evergreen State College
Inmigrantes Unidos de Shelton: Mobilizando con la comunidad inmigrante 
Octavio Sánchez- IUS
Julio González- IUS
Stefanie Gottschalk Huerta- IUS
Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 Concurrent Panels Session Six (S2A, S2B, S2C)
Borderlands and the Future Identity of Chicano Studies
Lauro Flores, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
Erasmo Gamboa, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
Alice A. Nelson, Ph.D., The Evergreen State College
Women of Color Caucus
Maira Ramirez, The Evergreen State College
Kayla Perez, South Puget Sound Community College
Matt Sedillo Poetry Workshop
Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 12 noon – 2:00 p.m : Plenary II
*Concurrent with eating lunch.
Hij@s de Su Madre is a triad of intergenerational complex performers with different experiences of Latinidad and migration. Mimi Alcántar, Fabian Romero, Alejandra Abreu and Norma Alicia share their stories and vulnerably look to how their lives are shaped by their complex identities. Together they provide a multi-layered transformational storytelling performance.