Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda on “Evoke LA”
February 25, 2022
Pitzer 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.
Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 Wins National Women’s Studies Association Book Prize
October 15, 2021
In the News
Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda's book "Roots of Resistance: A Story of Gender, Race, and Labor on the North Coast of Honduras," has won the National Women's Studies Association’s Sarah A. Whaley Book Prize for 2021. The prize is awarded “for groundbreaking scholarship in women's studies that makes significant feminist contributions to the topic of women and labor.”
"Glimmer of Hope in Honduras: Ex-Dam CEO & West Point Grad Convicted in Murder of Berta Cáceres"Democracy Now!, 07.06.21
Roots of Resistance
April 21, 2021
In the News
"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.
"For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S."New York Times, 06.09.19
US Congresswoman Honors Pitzer College Fulbright Scholars
December 21, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (December 21, 2018)—Pitzer College professors Daniel A. Segal and Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 received congressional recognition from US Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), who honored 10 US Department of State Fulbright Award Recipients from California’s San Gabriel Valley on December 18. Segal and Portillo were both awarded 2017-18 Fulbright US Scholar Research Fellowships. “These [Read More...]