Feb
27
Thu 5:00 PM

From Braceros to Civil Rights: The World of César Chávez

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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

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