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History of Sterilization Abuse: A Film Screening and Discussion with Dr. Iris López from City College

On November 5th, 2020, Bard College presents a screening of the classic film by Ana María García, La Operación (1982), followed by a discussion with Sociology Professor, Iris López, about Puerto Rico’s history of sterilization abuse. The event will be accessible via Zoom, from 6:30- 8:00 pm EST.

Update: This presentation was recorded and posted on the Bard College La Voz website. To access the discussion with Prof. Lopez, click HERE.

The event is organized by the La Voz Club, Bard College. For more information you can contact lavozoffice@gmail.com

Dr. López’s research on sterilization abuse of Puerto Rican women has highlighted crucial connections to globalization, reproductive freedom, and social justice.