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Between the Poverty of Mexico and the Promise of El Otro Lado

Thursday, March 27, 2014
12:00 AM
3512 Haven Hall

with Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande, finalist for the National Critics Circle Book Award, for her memoir, The Distance Between Us, will read from and discuss her work, which chronicles the poverty of Mexico and the promise of "el otro lado" and offers an understanding of illegal immigration from a personal perspective. Her presentation will offer a different point of view in the immigration debate.

Sponsored by Latina/o Studies, NCID, LACS, and the Department of Anthropology.

For more information, please contact Ruth Behar.