Disrupting the Archive: Multi-media approaches to Latina/os and Eugenic Sterilization in 20th Century California


Over 60,000 people were sterilized in the United States during the 20th century under eugenic laws in 32 states. California led the nation in eugenic sterilizations performing over 20,000, or one-third of the total... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Natalie Lira (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  2. Alexandra Stern (University of Michigan)
  3. jacqueline wernimont (Arizona State University)
  4. Elena Gutierrez (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  5. Maria Cotera (University of Michigan)

Topic Areas

Feminist and Women's Studies , Gender Studies , History , Medicine, Health and Well-Being , Performance Studies , Public Health , Sexuality , Social Science--Quantitative , Chicano/a -- Mexican


HIS-11 » Workshop (3:30pm - Saturday, 9th July, Altadena)

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