Northwestern University

Feb
27
Thu 5:00 PM

From Braceros to Civil Rights: The World of César Chávez

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: Norris University Center, Dittmar Gallery
1999 Campus Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Carlos Octavio Ballinas   18474673980  

Group: The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

Lecturer:

Dr. Stephen Pitti

Professor of History & American Studies

Yale University

 

Lecture Description: 

Tracing the last years of the Bracero Program and the rise of a new farm worker movement in rural California after 1965, Professor Stephen Pitti explores how activists debated the rights of Mexican field workers, sparking new cultural and institutional activism across the late-20th century

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