On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Dr. Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs (co-editor
of Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women
in Academia) will deliver a keynote address at the Faculty Women of
Color in Academia conference at the University of Illinois in
Champaign-Urbana. The keynote, which is open to the public, will take
place at 7:30 pm in the Illinois Ballroom of the I Hotel (1900 S.
First Street, Champaign) and will be followed by a book signing.
For more information, see http://inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu/WCA/agenda.html#wednesday
Presumed Incompetent is a path-breaking account of the intersections
of race and class in the working lives of female academics. For more
information about the book (including reviews of the book and
endorsements from Gloria Steinem, Kim Crenshaw, Mari Matsuda and Norma
Cantu), please see the publisher’s website at: