The Long History of Latinos and Latinas in the American South
As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration from September 15- October 15, we are proud to present Professor Michael Innis-Jimenez, who will give an illuminating lecture entitled The Long History of Latinos and Latinas in the American South.
Dr. Michael Innis-Jiménez is a historian who specializes in of the Latino/Latina experience in the United States and in US labor history. He is faculty member and director of graduate studies in the American Studies Department at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. His is currently working on a book on Mexican immigrants in Chicago during early 20th Century and is beginning a study on the experiences of Latino immigrants in Alabama after the April 27th tornados.
This event will take place at 6:30 pm in the Main branch's auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Financial donations will be happily accepted and receipts will be available.
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