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Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda on “Evoke LA”

Professor Suyapa Portillo VilledaPitzer College Associate Professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a Transnational Studies Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 was a featured panelist in the inaugural event of “Evoke LA: The Heart and Soul of LA, reimagined,” a new series curated by scholar MacArthur Fellow and USC Annenberg Professor Josh Kun. Evoke LA is a collaboration between ALOUD, KPCC/LAist, and the Los Angeles Public Library.
February 25, 2022
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Community Psychology Journal Publishes Article by Pitzer Visiting Professor Jenny Escobar

In a new article in the American Journal of Community Psychology, Pitzer College Visiting Professor of Psychology Jenny Escobar explores how memory—and a shared spiritual connection with lost loved ones—can help survivors of state violence heal and seek justice. The article, “The role of memory practices in building spiritual solidarity for survivors of state violence,” first appeared online in the journal in December 2021.
February 16, 2022
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The Neuroscience of Following Your Nose

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Gautam Agarwal's new article in the journal Nature sheds light on an under-explored region of the brain and its role in odor-guided navigation, which animals use to locate valuable resources, such as food.
January 4, 2022
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Professor Tarrah Krajnak’s Photobook Named a Top 10 Favorite of the Year by MoMA

Pitzer College Associate Professor of Art Tarrah Krajnak’s new book, El Jardin de Senderos Que Se Bifurcan, has been selected for MOMA’s inaugural list celebrating its ten favorite photobooks of the year. This recognition is one of the latest in a series of honors—including the Hariban Award Grand Prize and the Lewis Baltz Research Fund award—that Krajnak has recently received for her work.
November 30, 2021
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Roots of Resistance

Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda"Roots of Resistance: A Story of Gender, Race, and Labor on the North Coast of Honduras," by Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96, has just been released by University of Texas Press and is available online now.
April 21, 2021