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Lori Flores: Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Historic Struggles of Latino Farmworkers in the U.S.

Lori Flores, author of Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement, is an assistant professor of History at SUNY, Stony Brook, where she teaches courses on the histories of Latinos in the United States, labor and immigration, the American working class, the U.S. West and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.  Her scholarly publications have won prizes from the Western History Association, the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association and the Western Association of Women Historians. She has also written career advice columns for Inside Higher Ed and articles on Latinos in TV and film for the websites ColorLines/RaceForward and PopMatters. This public lecture is in honor of Cesar Chavez Day.

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