“The Hispanic Experience in Oregon” Public Lecture
Date: October 13 2010 4:00pm - 5:30pm Location: Thayer
Hear two leading authors, scholars and public officials present talks on the Hispanic history and experience in Oregon. Erlinda Gonzales-Berry and Steven W. Bender
Dr. Gonzales-Berry is Emeritus Faculty, and former chair of the Ethnic Studies Department at Oregon State University. She is the author and editor of many works, including Mexicanos in Oregon: Their Stories, Their Lives and Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon.
Open to the Public.
Mr. Bender is the James and Ilene Hershner Professor of Law and Director of Portland Programs at the University of Oregon School of Law. He is the author of several books encompassing legal, cultural, and historical issues involving Latino/as, including Greasers and Gringos: Latinos, Law, and the American Imagination and Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing. His forthcoming book is titled Run for the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings. He is also an appointed member of the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs.