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Mexicans in Chicago: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Louise Año Nuevo Kerr

September 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Free

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A special one-day conference
Student Center East
Cardinal Room

Space is limited. Lunch will be provided. Please register here.

September 16, 2016
8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 Opening Keynote
10:15 – 12:15 Mexicans in Chicago before 1945
12:15 – 1:45 Lunch
1:45 – 3:45 Mexicans in Chicago since 1945
4:00 – 4:45 Closing Keynote
4:45 – 5:00 Closing

Dr. Año Nuevo Kerr was a pioneering scholar in her field and made a lasting impact on dozens of students and colleagues. Her dissertation, The Chicano Experience in Chicago: 1920 – 1970, was a breakthrough in the study of people of Mexican descent in the midwest. She served for nearly 10 years in academic and administrative roles at UIC, eventually becoming the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Sponsors:
UIC Latin American and Latino Studies Program
Great Cities Institute
Department of History
Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services
Office of Public and Government Affairs
Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center
Latino Planning Organization for Development, Education, and Regeneration (LPODER)
Mexican Students de Aztlan (MeSA)

Special thanks for generous support from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For more information and to register please visit: http://lals.uic.edu/lals/mexicans-in-chicago

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Details

Date:
September 16, 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://lals.uic.edu/lals/mexicans-in-chicago

Organizer

Great Cities Institute
Phone:
312.996.8700
Email:
gcities@uic.edu

Venue

UIC Student Center East, Cardinal Room
750 S Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Phone:
312.413.5040
Website:
http://www.uic.edu/depts/meetings/directions.shtml