From Pears to Pines: Latino Labor and Forest Work in the Pacific Northwest



March 13, 2012
3:00 pmto4:00 pm

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Hendricks Hall Hearth Room
Ground floor
UO campus

 A Talk by Brinda Sarathy, Associate Professor, Spitzer College

Brinda Sarathy’s recent book, Pineros: Latino Labour and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest (UBC Press), provides a social history of Latino immigrants and forestry in the Pacific Northwest, and a comparative analysis of pineros today with Anglo loggers and treeplanters from prior decades.

Sarathy received her Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy,and Management in 2006 from the University of California, Berkeley,and held a post-doctoral position at the University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UCMEXUS). Her research on pineros has been supported by grants from the Ford Foundation, the Rural Sociological Society, the Morris K. Udall Foundation, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

This talk is cosponsored by the Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) and Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS).

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