Northwestern University

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   1.847.467.3980

Group: The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Category: Lectures & Meetings



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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