Northwestern University

Oct
12
Fri 1:00 PM

Latinx Politics Today: Intersecting Activism, Advocacy, and Scholarship

When: Friday, October 12, 2018
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Struble Theater, 1949 Campus Drive; 10-30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Latinx Studies Program   847.467.3980

Group: The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Category: Academic

Description:

This half-day symposium will bring together activists, advocates, and scholars to discuss what we learn from each other as we seek solutions to the challenges Latinx communities face today. The topics speakers will focus on include Latinxs, citizenship, and the 2020 census; immigration, border enforcement, and family separations; and the politics of colonial austerity and disaster recovery in Puerto Rico. The event is part of Northwestern’s observance of Latinx Heritage Month.

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