[URBANTH-L] ANN: Latinos in U.S. Cities: Power, Politics and Culture (Wayne, NJ)

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Tue Sep 12 22:12:07 EDT 2006

From: Michael Innis-Jimenez <innisjimenezm at wpunj.edu>

Latinos in U.S. Cities: Power, Politics and Culture

A one-day conference hosted by William Paterson University
Wayne, NJ
Thursday, October 19, 2006
8:00am - 5:00pm

This exciting one-day conference brings together 
specialists in the social, cultural, political 
and economic impact of Latinos and Latinas in U.S. urban centers.


Thursday, October 19, 2006

8:00 a.m.          COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

9:00 a.m.          WELCOMING REMARKS

9:15 a.m.          Session 1: Historical Perspectives
Moderator: Michael Innis-Jiménez, WPUNJ

Virginia Sanchez Korrol (Brooklyn College), A 
Tale of 2 Cities: Latina Activists in NY and South Florida, 1868-1910

Matt Garcia (Brown University), Geographies of 
Latinidad: Mapping Latina/o Identity and 
Community Formation in the 21st Century

11:00 a.m.        Session 2: Political Perspectives
Moderator: Wartyna Davis, WPUNJ

Silvia Pedraza (University of Michigan), The 
Impossible Triangle: Cuba, the US, and the Exiles

Arlene Davila (NYU), Latinos: More Americans than 
the Americans?  The Politics of Citizenship and Race

12:30 p.m.        KEYNOTE ADDRESS & LUNCH

Juan Flores (Hunter College and CUNY Graduate 
Center)  Triple Consciousness? Afro-Latinos on the Color Line

2:00 p.m.          Session 3: The Regional Perspective
Moderator: Enrique Pumar, WPUNJ

Yolanda Prieto (Ramapo College), Union City: Cuba's Northern-Most

Carmen Whalen (Williams College), Urban Labors: 
Puerto Rican Women, the International Ladies 
Garment Workers Union, and New York City's Garment Industry

Moderator: Evelyn Gonzalez & Howard Lune, WPUNJ

Poster session open all day: Latino Population in 
the United States: Demographic Maps.

For more details and registration information, 
please contact Michael Innis-Jiménez at 
<mailto:innisjimenezm at wpunj.edu>innisjimenezm at wpunj.edu

This conference is sponsored in part by the New 
Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Michael Innis-Jiménez
William Paterson University, New Jersey

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