Notre Dame professor to lecture on immigration
La Voz Latina and the University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Rockford will host Gilberto Cardenas, M.A., Ph.D., for a lecture and discussion about contemporary issues pertaining to Mexican immigration, drawing on historical foundation of immigration policy and utilizing a visual presentation based on contemporary artwork addressing immigration issues. The event will be Thursday, March 1, at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m., and the lecture will follow at 7 p.m.
At Notre Dame, Dr. Cardenas is a professor of sociology, Julian Samora Chair in Latin Studies, assistant provost; director, Institute for Latino Studies and The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR). He is the author, editor, co-author or co-editor of eight books and monographs, including Loz Mojados: The Wetback Story (with Julian Samora and Jorge Bustamante), an oft-cited and seminal text in Latino scholarship. He has also published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals and as chapters in books.
From the Feb. 29-March 6, 2012, issue
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