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Thursday, April 7 • 10:15am - 10:45am
"No Nos Queda de Otra": The Labor and Lived Experiences of Domésticas in Rural Wyoming

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This study focuses on the domestic work that Mexican immigrant women perform and contribute to the town of Jackson, Wyoming. My objective is to share personal narratives of domestic workers on their labor. Thus, their lives are placed at the center of the project and analysis.

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Norma Lira-Perez

Undergraduate Researcher, University of Wyoming
I was born in Rexburg, ID to a family of Mexican Immigrants. After my birth day, my family made the decision to move to Jackson WY in order to find economic stability for a family of seven. Thus, Jackson WY is home to me and my family. I will be graduating from UW this spring 2016 with a Social Sciences B.A. and a minor in Chicano Studies. I was admitted to the McNair Scholars Program in January 2015. I would like to thank Susan Stoddard and... Read More →


Thursday April 7, 2016 10:15am - 10:45am
Ballroom Central UW Student Union

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