SYMPOSIUM: Doing Good Work? Bridging Activism and Scholarship in Latina/o Immigrant Communities

Event Date: 

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 8:00pm

Friday, May 25 / 8:00 AM
Mosher Alumni House

A day-long round-table symposium bringing together community leaders and scholars concerned with the key issues facing Latina/o immigrant communities in California. We will explore the possibilities and challenges of generating activist scholarship.

The days themes include:
Education and Youth Opportunities
Community and Family Resources
Immigration Enforcement and Policing
Organizing and Resistance

Keynote Speaker: George Lipsitz (Black Studies, UCSB)

Featured Speakers include:
John Park, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies and Associate Director of the UC Center for New Racial Studies
Hazel Putney, Director of Organizing and Grassroots Fundraising, PUEBLO
Howard Winant, Professor of Sociology and Director of the UC Center for New Racial Studies
Greg Prieto, Doctoral Candidate of Sociology

Sponsored by University of California Center for New Racial Studies, Chicana/o Studies Institute and IHC. Website

More Information