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Job Opportunity: Associate Professor in Latina and Latino Studies

Northwestern University solicits nominations and applications for a new Associate Professor position in Latina and Latino Studies. This faculty position is fully in the Latina and Latino Studies Program and will begin on September 1, 2019.

Congratulations to LLSP Professor, Hector Carrillo

Professor Carrillo's book, Pathways of Desire: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men has been selected to receive the following two awards at the upcoming American Sociological Association Meeting in August: (1) Latina/o Sociology Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award. (2) Section on Sex and Gender Distinguished Book Award.

LLSP Professor Gerry Cadava receives Community Building Award

Please join us in congratulating LLSP Professor Gerry Cadava. He received the Community Building Award from Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences!

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An Evening with Dolores Huerta

Thursday, October 11, 6:00 PM
Join Northwestern University Women's Center as we begin a year of exploring Gender, Work, & Power with a keynote address from American labor and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta. This event is free and open to the public!
This half-day symposium will bring together activists, advocates, and scholars to discuss what we learn from each other as we seek solutions to the challenges Latinx communities face today. The topics speakers will focus on include Latinxs, citizenship, and the 2020 census; immigration, border enforcement, and family separations; and the politics of colonial austerity and disaster recovery in Puerto Rico. The event is part of Northwestern’s observance of Latinx Heritage Month.