Workshop: After Latino Metropolis
November 21, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
701 S Morgan St (Lower Level), Chicago, IL
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A workshop sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies program and the Institute for the Humanities. Rodolfo D. Torres, Professor of Urban Planning at the University of California, Irvine, will be leading participants in a discussion of "After Latino Metropolis: Cultural Political Economy and Alternative Futures" from his book Latino Urbanisim: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment (edited with David R. Diaz).
Participants should download here: AFTER LATINO METROPOLIS and read it in advance. Please come prepared to participate in an active discussion.
Rodolfo D. Torres teaches radical urban theory, transatlantic racism studies, and theories and practices of economic democracy at UC-Irvine. His books include, Latino Metropolis, Savage State: Welfare Capitalism & Inequality, After Race: Racism After Multiculturalism, and most recently Latino Urbanism and Race Defaced: Paradigms of Pessimism, Politics of Possibility. He is co-author of two forthcoming books, Multicultural Apocalypse (Oxford University Press) and The Latino Question: Laboring Classes and the Next Left (Pluto Press). Professor Torres is editor of a new book series on transatlantic racism published by Pluto Press in the UK.
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