Faculty Fellows Vanesa Miseres and Vania Smith-Oka were featured in a Humanities Without Walls article for facilitating a Mellon Foundation-funded project that brings together women to discuss and address obstetric violence through art and literature workshops. 

Miseres says, “All of these practices are kind of neglected when they go to see a doctor in the US and [their perspectives] are devalued.’” Smith-Oka contributes, “From the first day, they spoke about their motherhood being devalued in white spaces, whether it was [with] doctors or legal spaces or educational spaces.”

Read the full article here.