Acclaimed Latino journalist and activist Juan González will explain how an examination of U.S.-Latin American relations can decenter traditional U.S. historical narratives and place into focus the interconnections between U.S. imperialism and Latin American emigration.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
12:30 pm – 2 pm
Adanti Student Center, Ballroom.
The event is hosted by the Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program, and co-hosted by the Journalism Department and others, listed below.
About Juan González
Juan González is a progressive thinker and one of the most well-known Latino journalists in our nation, today. He is the author of a trailblazing book, Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, which seeks to tell the history of the United States’ growing Latin@ community and the role that the U.S. empire played in defining waves of emigration from Latin America to the United States.
This Social Justice event is proudly presented by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, with co-sponsorship and support from the College of Arts & Sciences; the Office of the Provost; Student Affairs; the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Integrated Communications & Marketing; Multicultural Affairs; the Hilton C. Buley Library; the Journalism Department; the History Department; the SCSU Alumni Association; and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists.