American Anthropological Association to honor LALS Professor Patricia Zavella

November 21, 2017

The American Anthropological Association will honor the work of Latin American and Latino Studies professor Patricia Zavella with a two part panel at their annual meeting.

The meeting is a multi-day conference where anthropologists from all over the world gather to exchange knowledge.

The panel series is titled “Thirty Years of Latino Ethnography: Patricia Zavella’s Influence in Anthropology and Beyond,” and will discuss the themes of intersectionality, transnationalism, and feminism. The 116th meeting is scheduled to take place from November 29-December 3, 2017 in Washington D.C.

In 1987, Patricia Zavella published the groundbreaking ethnography Women’s Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley.