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Arturo Arias

Carlos E. Osorno

Every year UC Merced presents the Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance. This year, the speaker and award recipient is Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú Tum. She’s been fighting for women’s rights and social reform since she was a teenager in

Guatemala. We are joined by UC Merced Professor Arturo Arias who wrote a book about her. Listen to the interview above to hear more about the work she's done.

The event will be on November 5 at 6 p.m. at the Merced Theater.