UALR to host presentation examining Mexican migration

Members of the Public will have a chance to meet historian and sociologist Gilberto Cárdenas, Ph.D., during an upcoming visit to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Image of historian and sociologist Gilberto Cardenas.

Gilberto Cardenas, Ph.D.

Cárdenas will give a presentation, “Visualizing Mexican Migration: Historical Context and Contemporary Flows,” starting at 6:30 p.m., April 25, 2016, at UALR’s Stella Boyle Smith Auditorium.

Cárdenas received his B.A. from the California State University at Los Angeles, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. His principal research interests are immigration, race and ethnic relations, and visual sociology.

He was the founding director of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He also served as the executive director for the Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) until July 2013. He held the Julian Samora Chair in Latino Studies (1999-2012) and teaches in the Department of Sociology.

UALR and the Notre Dame Club of Arkansas are hosting Cárdenas’ appearance.

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