New events announced for “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History”

This spring the UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture has partnered with the UALR Department of International and Second Language Studies, UALR Department of English, UALR Office of Campus Life, and the Clinton School of Public Service to introduce a new series of events in the public program Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. Each illustrating the history of Latinos in America and encouraging public conversation.


February 11, 2016 | 12:15 p.m. | Community Discussion
“New Discursive Historical Spaces: Mexican and Chicana Women as Revolutionary Rhetors”
Cristina D. Ramirez, Ph.D.
UALR Stella Boyle-Smith Auditorium

February 12, 2016 | 4:00 p.m. | Community Discussion
“Looking in Different Spaces: Women as Historical Figures and Social Trailblazers”
Cristina D. Ramirez, Ph.D.
Arkansas Studies Institute building · 124

February 25, 2016| 6:00 p.m. | Panel Presentation
“Black & Brown Lives: Justice Over Social Divides”
Aquil Charlton and Esmeralda Baltazar
Clinton School of Public Service · Sturgis Hall

February 26, 2016| 6:00 p.m. | Youth Workshop
“Black & Brown Lives: Justice Over Social Divides”
Aquil Charlton and Esmeralda Baltazar
UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity

March 10, 2016 | 4:30 p.m. | Community Discussion
Mexican Agricultural Laborers in Arkansas and Trans-national Influences on U.S. Civil Rights
Justin Castro, Ph.D.
UALR Bailey Alumni & Friends Center

Each event is free and open to the public. Check out our website for more information.

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA), is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square.

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