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Legal Violence: Contextualizing Daily Life of Central Americans in the Isthmus and the U.S

Thursday, February 02, 2012
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
YRL Presentation Room
Charles E. Young Research Library

Beginning in the 1980s, large waves of Central Americans have been migrating to the United States. Facing legal, political, economic, and social barriers, the immigrant community has focused largely on survival while Central Americans in the isthmus adapt to massive outmigration. The details of these experiences have mainly gone untold. In this speaker series, a new generation of U.S.-based Central American scholars shares poignant research on their own communities’ struggles and achievements across borders.


"Untold Histories: Transnational Voices of Central Americans" is funded through the 2011-2012 Jackson Oral History Faculty Curator Grant

Cost : Free and open to the public


Download file: UntoldHistories_FINAL-0e-nu0.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies

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