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18th Annual Unity Conference, April 16-17

Posted on April 16, 2014

The 18th Annual Unity Conference “Our Historia: Latina/os Making History” will take place April 16-17 at the CMU.

The conference begins Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. with a keynote speech delivered by Dr. Jason Ruiz, University of Notre Dame, titled, “Americans in the Treasure House: What the History of Travel to Mexico Can Teach Us About Our Historia.”

A full day of conference presentations will take place on Thursday, April 17 beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the CMU. MSUM faculty presenters include Dr. George Holley (Anthropology & Earth Sciences), Dr. Benjamin Smith, History, Languages, Critical Race & Women’s Studies, and Dr. Kandace Creel Falc√≥n, History, Languages, Critical Race & Women’s Studies.

Two MSUM students, Felicita Salazar Santiago, and Beatriz Castro will also present.

Ruiz will also deliver a plenary talk on Thursday. Please visit www.eventbrite.com for a more complete version of the program.

Registration requested but not required to attend.


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