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Disposable Strangers: Mexican Americans, Citizenship, and U.S. Latinos/as’ Belonging in the Era of Globalization

The Department of American Studies presents “Disposable Strangers: Mexican Americans, Citizenship, and U.S. Latinos/as’ Belonging in the Era of Globalization,” a talk and discussion by Dr. Suzanne Oboler

When:           Tuesday, February 19, 2013

3pm – 5pm

Where:         0120 Patuxent Building

 

Suzanne Oboler is Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, at the City University of New York. Professor Oboler received her PhD from New York University, and has previously taught at Brown University and the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is the Founding Editor of the international academic journal, Latino Studies, and Co-Editor in Chief of the 4-volume Oxford Encyclopedia on Latinos and Latinas in the United States (2005). She is the author of Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of Representation (1995), co-editor of Neither Enemies Nor Friends: Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos (2005), and editor of Latinos and Citizenship: The Dilemmas of Belonging (2006) and Behind Bars: Latinos/as and Prison (2009).