Indian Given: Racial Geographies Across Mexico and the United States and Somewhere Else

Event Information

Thursday, April 12, 2018
3 PM
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Main Conference Room 11360

Maria Josefina Saldaña Portillo is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and Visiting Professor of English at UC Berkeley. She is the author of The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development (Duke University Press, 2003). Indian Given was awarded the Best Book Award from the National Association for Chicano and Chicana Studies (NACCS) in 2017.

Professor Saldaña's presentation addresses the imbrication of NAFTA, narcos, and the legacy of the indio bárbaro.

Sponsored by the Department of Gender Studies.
Co-Sponsored by The Center for the Study of Women, American Indian Studies Center, American Indian Studies Interdepartmental Program, Department of English, The Latin American Institute, and The Chicano Research Center

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