MMC HEOP Students Present at Latina/o Studies Conference

August 01, 2014
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    Left to right: Mariely Mena, Honory Peña, Edwin Mayorga, BarrioEd Research Project Team, Latina/o Studies Conference, Chicago, IL
Over the course of July 17-19 in Chicago, two Marymount Manhattan students in the Higher Education Opportunity Program presented at the “Imagining Latina/o Studies: Past, Present, & Future” Conference.

MMC students Mariely Mena and Honory Peña both presented on the session “Complicating the Latino Discourse: Conditions, Access and Strategies around Education for Latinos Living in New York City.”

The conference spotlights the dynamic work being carried out in a range of disciplines with particular focus on the interdisciplinary impulse that shapes and motivates work produced under the banner of Latina/o Studies. The students’ participation in the conference was facilitated by HEOP Director Blanca Vega.

Learn more about MMC’s Higher Education Opportunity Program.

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