An evening discussion with three cutting edge Latina scholars working in literature, history and legal theory discussing Tanya Hernandez’s newly released book Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination.
Professor Vanessa Valdes is an associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the City College of New York and author of Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.
Nancy Mirabal is the Director of the US Latina/o Studies Program at the University of Maryland and the author of Suspect Freedoms: The Racial and Sexual Politics of Cubanidad in New York, 1823-1957.
Saudi Garcia, Ph.D. is a graduate student in Anthropology whose graduate research focuses on socialization and cultural heritage of second-generation immigrant youth and diaspora social theory. She will be the moderator of the discussion.