Afro-Latin@-América: History & Culture in the United States



May 10, 2012
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

McKenzie Hall
Room 129
UO campus

A presentation by Juan Flores and Miriam Jimenez RomanJuan Flores & Miriam Jimenez Roman Talk

The authors will provide an overview of the history of Afro-Latinos/Latinas in the United States and discuss the transnational perspectives linking African descendant communities throughout the hemisphere. Of special interest is the potential role of Black Latin@s in bridging Latin@ and African American struggles for equality and justice, and the implications of this experience for our understanding of race in the current, purportedly “post-racial” context, where the two communities are regarded as mutually exclusive and inherently adversarial.

For more information, please contact the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies at cllas@uoregon.edu.

 

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