Ep 112 // Infiltrating Academia with Dr. Renee Lemus and Dr. Cristina Rose, Las Doctoras
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We're back! After a short hiatus The Embodiment Project is back with a very special episode. In this episode, Danellia speaks with her comadres Dr. Renee Lemus and Dr. Cristina Rose—hosts Las Doctoras Podcast. Dr. Cristina Rose is mother, artist, and full time lecturer in Women’s Studies at CSU, Dominguez Hills. She received her PhD from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and a VONA (Voices of Our Nation's Arts) sister and has publications of pieces such as “Sacred Heart of Mango” and “mumbling of prayers (at the basilica of la virgen)” in spaces as distinguishable as Regeneración Tlacuilolli, Label Me Latina/o, and Verses Typhoon Yolanda. Dr. Renee Lemus—the academic bruja—has a PhD in Ethnic Studies and works as a college professor at Cal State Los Angeles and in the Los Angeles Community College District. She is also a certified yoga instructor specializing in prenatal yoga, and yoga for bodies of all shapes and sizes. On their podcast, they create spaces for important conversations about the oppressive social dynamics that impact our world. Grounded in a connection to ancestral wisdom, they discuss ways to heal from the wounds of generational trauma. In this episode, we'll discuss decolonizing education and the challenges of creating a space free from Westernized societal hierarchies. Plus, we'll examine the emotional toll that comes along with dismantling the hierarchy.  Learn more about Dr. Renee Lemus and Dr. Cristina Rose's work at https://lasdoctoras.net/ Enjoying this podcast and want to support it's production? Buy me a coffee! www.buymeacoffee.com/danellia --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/danelliaarechiga/support
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