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


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  • Host Department: American Culture
  • Date: 03/27/2014
  • Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Location: 3512 Haven Hall

  • Description:

    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.