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Northwestern history professor to give inaugural talk for new Latin American Studies major and minor

Dr. Geraldo L. Cadava will present a lecture, “Latin America and the Roots of Latino Conservatism,” on Sept. 15, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

By - Sep 6th, 2016 02:00 pm
Geraldo L. Cadava. Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

Geraldo L. Cadava. Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Geraldo L. Cadava, an associate professor of history at Northwestern University, will present a lecture, “Latin America and the Roots of Latino Conservatism,” on Sept. 15, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the Lunda Room of the Alumni Memorial Union. A free, public reception will follow from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Henke Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Union.

The event is the inaugural talk and reception for the new, interdisciplinary Latin American Studies major and minor.

Cadava specializes in United States history with a focus on the United States-Mexico borderlands and Latino populations. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, he came to Northwestern after receiving degrees at Yale University and Dartmouth College. He is the author of Standing on Common Ground: the Making of a Sunbelt Borderland, published by Harvard University Press.

During the 2015-16 academic year, he was a visiting scholar in the Department of History and the Katz Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago.

For more information about this and other events associated with Latin American Studies at Marquette, contact program director Dr. Julia C. Paulk at Julia.paulk@marquette.edu.

The Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences added four new majors and five new minors for this academic year. The new majors are Latin American Studies, Bioinformatics, Environmental Studies and Data Science. The new minors are Latin American Studies, Arabic Language Studies and Culture, Environmental Studies, Law and Society, and Culture, Health and Illness.

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