Carribean Fragoza and I will be talking about SEMAP at the California Institute of Integral Studies on November 17th from 6:30 to 8:30. Matta Gallery #Free
I'm excited to beginning working on a new public history and research project that follows Mexican and Mexican-American soccer players across the U.S.-Mexico border. I will present my new research at Harvard's 2017 soccer conference, "Reinforcing, Crossing, and Transcending Borders: Soccer in a Globalized World"
This coming Saturday, October 24, i'll be presenting "A La Universidad: Scholarships for 'Mexican Citizens Born in the United States,' 1930-45," a chapter from my dissertation. Panel runs from 8:30 to 10am and will be held in the directors suite.
Happy to announce we've been awarded a Latino Americans: 500 Years of History (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and American Library Association), to host a series of events related to the the civil rights in 1960s and 1970s El Monte and South El Monte. We'll be screening archival 16mm film, lead bike rides to the former locations of said murals, and organize a talk and lecture with Gloria Arellanes, former Brown Beret and El Monte native. Stay tuned for dates and times!