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Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 30 Aug 2004 15:01:57 -0500
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>Commemorative Forum on Latinos & Latinas in WWII
>A day-long event of presentations based on archival material from the U.S.
>Latino & Latina WWII Oral History Project, the University of Texas at Austin.
>Sunday, September 12, 2004 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
>U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Naval Heritage Center Theater
>701 Pennsylvania Av., Washington D.C. (At the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro
>Dr. Silvia Alvarez Curbelo, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican
>soldiers and discrimination
>Dr. Ricardo Ainslie, University of Texas at Austin, PTSD and the veterans'
>Dr. Al Batres, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Readjustment Counseling
>Service, Veteran's PTSD
>Dr. Ricardo Griswold, San Diego State University, Evolution of Civil
>Rights Consciousness
>Brian Lucero, University of New Mexico, Mine workers in New Mexico
>Dr. Manuel Medrano, University of Texas, Brownsville, Medal of Honor
>recipient Jose Lopez
>Doralis Perez, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Economic mobility, education
>and the GI Bill
>Lisa Y. Ramos, Columbia University, Civil Rights and Mexican Americans
>Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, University of Texas at Austin, Spanish
>language radio stations
>Dr. Joanne Sanchez, St. Edward's University, Women and the home front
>Brenda Sendejo, University of Texas at Austin, The effects of war of
>Latina Identity
>Violeta Dominguez, University of Texas at Austin, Mexican Braceros during
>Dr. Dionicio Valdes, Michigan State University, Migrant Farm Workers of
>the WWII generation
>Rea Ann Trotter, Independent scholar, Memory and the impact of war
>Dr. Emilio Zamora, University of Texas at Austin, Mexican Nationals in the
>U.S. Military
>And featuring a preview presentation of the documentary Latino Stories of
>WWII by Dr. Mario Barrera (UC Berkeley),
>The Forum is open to the public and admission is free. Pre-registration
>for the Forum is encouraged but not required. Limited seating is available
>for a luncheon at the Forum, cost is $50. Pre-registration for luncheon is
>required by Monday, September 6.
>To pre-registrer for the Forum and/or luncheon please send your name,
>mailing address, telephone number and email to:
>University of Texas at Austin
>School of Journalism
>U.S. Latino & Latina WWII Oral History Project
>1 University Station A1000
>Austin, Texas 78712
>For more information please contact Yazmin Lazcano, Project Manager at
>(512) 471-1924 or email [log in to unmask]
>Sponsored by American Airlines; Univision Communications Inc.; The
>University of New Mexico Center for Regional Studies; The University of
>Texas College of Communication; the Pew Hispanic Center; the Ernesto
>Galarza Applied Research Center, UC Riverside; Coors Brewing Co.; The
>University of Texas at Austin Center for Mexican American Studies; La
>Prensa Newspaper of San Antonio, Texas.

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Journalism
1 University Station A1000
CMA 6.170C
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712-0113
office: (512) 471-0405
fax: (512) 471-7979
email: [log in to unmask]

Director: U.S. Latino and Latina WWII Oral History Project