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“Sustainability and Placemaking in Latinx Communities”

September 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

As part of Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Today Series:

Contributors to the new volume Building Sustainable Worlds: Latinx Placemaking in the Midwest, just out from the University of Illinois Press, will share their thoughts on the ways that people of Latin American descent in the Midwest use forms of cultural expression to build livable communities, create cohesion and self-support, and renew environments.  Co-sponsors include the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology; the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (LACIS); and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

Presented by Delia Fernandez-Jones, Asst. Professor of History, Michigan State University | Gibran Villalobos, Institute for Museum & Library Services | Claire Fox, MF Carpenter Professor of English, University of Iowa