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The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies and the Latin American Studies Program presents the second lecture of the 2014 Transnational Americas Speaker Series.

Héctor Tobar is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, and a novelist. He is the author of The Tattooed Soldier (2000) and Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States (2006). His most recent novel, The Barbarian Nurseries (2012), won the California Book Award Gold Medal for Fiction for 2012. The son of Guatemalan immigrants, he is a native of the city of Los Angeles.

The content of this speaker series was developed under a grant from the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program , International Studies Division, U.S. Department of Education. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Additional support was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of English.