Latinos in U.S. Cities: Power, Politics and Culture
A one-day conference hosted by William Paterson University
Thursday, October 19, 2006, from 8:00am – 5:00pm
The conference brings together multi-disciplinary perspectives in the study of 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, William Paterson Univ.
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, William Paterson Univ.
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, William Paterson Univ.
Yolanda Prieto (Ramapo College), Union City: Cuba's Northern-Most Province
Carmen Whalen (Williams College), Urban Labors: Puerto Rican Women, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, and New York City's Garment Industry
3:45 p.m. ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: PANELISTS AND AUDIENCE
Moderators: Evelyn Gonzalez & Howard Lune, William Paterson Univ.
The conference will include a poster session that will be open all day: Latino Population in the United States: Demographic Maps.
Special attention will be given to the needs and interest of public education professionals and urban policy makers.
Thursday, October 19, 2006
$25 - Faculty and Graduate Students (breakfast & lunch)
$75 - Social Studies, World Language Teachers, School Administrators (Includes: Materials, breakfast, lunch, 6 PD contact hours and CEU Certificates)
Please submit above form with check, money order, purchase order or completed credit card form to: William Paterson University of New Jersey, P.O. Box 913, Wayne NJ 07474
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