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Faculty Roundtable: Family and Identity

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Where: Crowe Hall, 1-132, 1860 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Cost: FREE

Contact: Tiffany Williams-Cobleigh  

Group: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Category: Academic


Héctor Carrillo and Gerry Cadava in dialogue

Please join us for our first interdisciplinary faculty dialogue of the year. Héctor Carillo (Sociology) and Gerry Cadava (History) will be in discussion focusing on issues of family and identity. Join us for conversation and lunch! 

Héctor Carrillo is Professor of Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies. He also serves as co-director of the Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN), which promotes interdisciplinary research and education on sexuality and health in social context. He is the author of two books: The Night Is Young: Sexuality in Mexico in the Time of AIDS (University of Chicago Press, 2002), and Pathways of Desire: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men (University of Chicago Press, 2017). For The Night Is Young, he received the Ruth Benedict Prize by the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists of the American Anthropological Association. For Pathways of Desire, he has received best book awards from three sections of the American Sociological Association (ASA)—Sex and Gender, International Migration, and Latina/o Sociology—and the 2020 ASA Distinguished Scholarly Book award.

Geraldo L. Cadava is a historian of the United States and Latin America. He focuses on Latinos in the United States and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, he came to Northwestern after finishing degrees at Yale University (Ph.D., 2008) and Dartmouth College (B.A., 2000). He is the author of two books. Most recently, he wrote The Hispanic Republican: The Shaping of An American Political Identity, from Nixon to Trump, published by Ecco/HarperCollins in 2020. His first book was Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland, published by Harvard University Press in 2013.

Lunch Provided!

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