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Establishing Roots and Navigating New Terrains: Central Americans in the U.S.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
YRL Presentation Room
Charles E. Young Research Library
UCLA

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.

Speakers:
Ester Hernández, California State University, Los Angeles
Steven Osuna, University of California, Santa Barbara
Arely Zimmerman, University of Southern California

"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

LeisyAbrego
abrego@ucla.edu

Download file: UntoldHistories_FINAL-mt-sgs.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library

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