Radical Research from BIPOC Scholars at UIC – Marisol Becerra

Date / Time

February 9, 2022

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Join us as Bridge to the Faculty scholars share their experiences and respective research with the UIC community. Through an intersectional lens, these scholars reveal the complexity and specificity of their contemporary research and how the lives of those in the margins are impacted.

Marisol Becerra from public administration and policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, will talk about her research on civic engagement, examining the complexities of increasing park access in Latinx neighborhoods including Little Village in Chicago.

Register for the Zoom event.

Upcoming Presentations:

• March 9, 3-4 p.m. — Maria Eugenia Lopez-Garcia, museum and exhibition studies

• March 30, 3-4 p.m. — Xiomara Cornejo, School of Theater & Music

• April 13, 3-4 p.m. — Monique Holt, earth and environmental sciences

Sponsored by the UIC Latino Cultural Center, UIC Urban Planning and Public Affairs, UIC Diversity

Background image of La Villita Park is overlayed with purple gradient. Marisols photo is in a bubble on the right with the Bridge to Faculty crest.

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