Gilberto Cárdenas will present a video program at Texas State that looks at Mexican migration.
Gilberto Cárdenas, a noted authority on Texas-Mexico migration issues, will present a video program of photographic art related to migration on March 25 at 5:30 p.m in Centennial Hall G03 on the campus of Texas State. The event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Texas State’s Texas and Mexico Committee 1810-2010, the presentation is titled, “Sin Fronteras: Artistic Translations of the Complexities of Mexican Migration.”
Cárdenas is the Juan Samora Chair of Latino Studies and professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame, as well as the Assistant Provost and director of Notre Dame’s Institute of Latino Studies. He has garnered an international reputation as a Mexican integration scholar, working in the subject for 30 years.
His writing on the subject has been published in books, reports, articles and monographs. He is also the editor of several books on Mexican health and labor laws. In 2008, President George W. Bush appointed him to a commission to study the potential creation of a National Museum of the American Latinos.
For more information on the event contact Lucy Harney at the Department of Modern languages at Harney@txstate.edu.Email | Print