"No Más Bebes Por Vida" Sneak Preview and Panel


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  • Host Department: Latina/o Studies Program
  • Date: 05/30/2013
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Rackham Amphitheatre

  • Description:

    Thursday, May 30. The Latina/o Studies Program invites you to a sneak preview of a film-in-progress No Más Bebés por Vida: A documentary on sterilization of Mexican-origin women, followed by a panel discussion with Renee Tajima-Peña (film director, University of California at Santa Cruz) and Elena Gutiérrez (University of Illinois at Chicago), to be moderated by María Cotera (University of Michigan). This film-in-progress is about the contested history of nonconsensual sterilizations performed on Mexican-American women in a Los Angeles public hospital in the 1970s, the lawsuit that followed, and the legacy of sterilization abuse. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the film's director. Produced by Renee Tajima-Peña and Virginia Espino in association with the Independent Television Service and Latino Public Broadcasting. Part of the Reproductive Justice: Activists, Academics, Advocates in Ann Arbor Conference (Pre-conference May 29; Conference May 30-31, 2013). Screening and panel: 5-7 pm, Rackham Amphitheatre.

    Screening and panel: 5-7 pm, Rackham Amphitheatre.