February 25 to March 2, 2019
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Caridad Souza

Sweet Africa
Dr. Caridad Souza is the director of the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research at Colorado State University. Her teaching and research interests include contemporary race & ethnic relations and theories, women, children, & poverty, multiracial and decolonial feminisms, and critical ethnography. Caridad has written about teenage pregnancy, work, gender and households, Latina sexualities, and feminist pedagogies. Her intellectual interests involve intersectional well-being and inequality (race, class, gender, and sexuality), and she has worked on gender equity
at CSU on various committees including the President’s Commission on Women and Gender Equity, the Standing Committee on the Status of Women Faculty, and was one of the researchers on the gender equity study for the university. More recently, she has begun to use
Theatre of the Oppressed techniques to use in her classes and work as a way towards increased embodiment. She is fascinated with the concept of social healing towards a more equitable, just, and free society.