Sneak preview of a film-in-progress 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.
Thursday, May 30, 5-7 pm
Renee Tajima-Peña, film director, University of California at Santa Cruz
Elena Gutiérrez, University of Illinois at Chicago
Moderator: Maria Cotera, University of Michigan