Kandace Creel Falcón, women’s and gender studies and American multicultural studies, delivered a paper and digital story presentation entitled, “Mothers, Grandmothers, Aunts, and Sisters: Chicana Feminist Reflections on Midwestern Women’s Oral Histories” at the 2012 National Association for Chicana and Chicano Scholars (NACCS) March 14-17, 2012 in Chicago, IL.

The conference brings together scholars from across the country working on Chicana/o Studies. This year’s conference theme NACCS@40: Celebrating Scholarship and Activism – highlighted scholarship and activism in Chicana/o studies over the last 40 years. The conference had over 600 attendees and the most papers submitted for presentation in its 40-year history.