Portrait of Monica De La Torre
March 22, 2023

An Evening with Monica De La Torre

Event Details

Date & Time

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2023 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Women's & Gender Studies


College Common (153), Humanities Building, Gonzaga University campus

Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Arts Culture

About This Event

The Women's & Gender Studies Department welcomes Dr. Monica De La Torre for an evening discussion on her work with in community building in the Yakima Valley through the use of radio. Dr. De La Torre is a former community radio producer and member of the Los Angeles based radio collective Soul Rebel Radio. Her recent book, “Feminista Frequencies: Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley,” (University of Washington Press) details the powerful story of Chicana farm workers and activists turned community radio broadcasters beginning in the 1970s. She currently teaches in the School of Transnational Studies at Arizona State University.