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Latina Women & the Body
Dr. Dionne Stephens

Latina Women & the BodyDr. Dionne Stephens

Ni Pardo, Ni Prieto:
Presentations of Skin Color Influencing Hispanic Women’s Self  Identity

Wednesday Oct. 3, 7 pm

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Dr. Dionne Stephens, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Affiliated Faculty member of Women’s Studies Program and Latin America & Caribbean Studies Center, Florida International University




Presented by MOCA’s Women on the Rise! program in partnership with Florida International University’s Women Studies Center

In celebration of October’s Hispanic Heritage Month, MOCA’s Women on the Rise!, education program in partnership with Florida International University’s (FIU) Women’s Studies Center, will present a special three-part lecture series titled Latina Women and the Body.  The series will examine issues of Latina women and body image and will explore how representations of Latina women and girls in visual culture shape notions about their sexuality. All lectures will take place on Wednesday evenings at the Museum of Contemporary Art (770 NE 125th Street, North Miami.)