Paper Title

Session A: Early Mexican Presence in Chicago and the Midwest

Location

Coffey Hall - McCormick Lounge

Start Date

7-11-2014 11:15 AM

End Date

7-11-2014 12:30 PM

Abstract

a) Dr. Anne M. Martínez, Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

Education: B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of Michigan Ph.D. American Studies, University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise: Twentieth century cultural and intellectual histories; U.S.- Mexico relations; Mexican American history and culture; American Catholicism; religion and national identity

b) Dr. Deborah Kanter, Professor, Albion College

Education: University of Virginia, Ph.D. in History,

Dissertation: Hijos del Pueblo: Community

and Gender in Rural Mexico, the Toluc,

1730-1830

Current Research: Chicago Catolico: The Evolution of Mexican Parishes, 1940-77

c) Dr. Gabriela F. Arredondo, Associate Professor, University of California Santa Cruz

Research Interests: Latina/o studies; U.S. im/migration history; U.S. social and cultural history; Chicana/o history; critical race and ethnicity studies; Chicana and Mexicana feminisms; “borderlands” studies; history of modern Mexico

d) Dr. Myrna García, Assistant Professor, University of Indiana-Bloomington

Education: Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2013

M.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2005

Moderator: Dr. Dina Berger, Director of Latin American Studies, Loyola University Chicago

Specialty Area: Modern Latin America, Modern Mexican History

Research Interests: Inter-American relations, Modern Latin America, Mexico from the 1920s-1940s, tourism, Pan-American civic groups, gender, and diplomacy.

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Nov 7th, 11:15 AM Nov 7th, 12:30 PM

Session A: Early Mexican Presence in Chicago and the Midwest

Coffey Hall - McCormick Lounge

a) Dr. Anne M. Martínez, Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

Education: B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of Michigan Ph.D. American Studies, University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise: Twentieth century cultural and intellectual histories; U.S.- Mexico relations; Mexican American history and culture; American Catholicism; religion and national identity

b) Dr. Deborah Kanter, Professor, Albion College

Education: University of Virginia, Ph.D. in History,

Dissertation: Hijos del Pueblo: Community

and Gender in Rural Mexico, the Toluc,

1730-1830

Current Research: Chicago Catolico: The Evolution of Mexican Parishes, 1940-77

c) Dr. Gabriela F. Arredondo, Associate Professor, University of California Santa Cruz

Research Interests: Latina/o studies; U.S. im/migration history; U.S. social and cultural history; Chicana/o history; critical race and ethnicity studies; Chicana and Mexicana feminisms; “borderlands” studies; history of modern Mexico

d) Dr. Myrna García, Assistant Professor, University of Indiana-Bloomington

Education: Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2013

M.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2005

Moderator: Dr. Dina Berger, Director of Latin American Studies, Loyola University Chicago

Specialty Area: Modern Latin America, Modern Mexican History

Research Interests: Inter-American relations, Modern Latin America, Mexico from the 1920s-1940s, tourism, Pan-American civic groups, gender, and diplomacy.