An ethnic heritage parade in Pennsylvania, shot as part of the production of the documentary "Shenandoah." (Photo by and © David Turnley.)
An ethnic heritage parade in Pennsylvania, shot as part of the production of the documentary "Shenandoah." (Photo by and © David Turnley.)
2013 CLAS Summer Institute for Teachers
"Immigration and Assimilation:
Negotiating a Place for Newcomers"
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

 

Biographies

Maria Echaveste joined the University of California’s Berkeley School of Law as a Lecturer after co-founding a strategic and policy consulting group, serving as a senior White House and U.S. Department of Labor official, and working as a community leader and corporate attorney.  She is also Program and Policy Development Director with the Law School’s Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy.

Alex Saragoza is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley. He formerly served as the Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies and was subsequently Director of the UC Study Center in Mexico. His most recent publication is a two-volume edited book, Mexico Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic, published by ABC-CLIO Press (2012).

 

Other Outreach Events

2012 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Supply, Demand and César Chávez"

2011 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Remembering the Mexican-American War"

2010 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Six Degrees of Diego Rivera"

2009 Summer Institute for Teachers

"The Octopus and the Banana: United Fruit in Latin America"

2008 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Empire to Empire: The Americas in the Age of Exploration"

2007 Summer Institute for Teachers

"From Crude to Cane: Energy Policy in Latin America"

2006 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Remembering Alta California, Remaking the Past "

2004 Summer Institute for Teachers

"The Making of Modern Cuba"

2003 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Ten Years After NAFTA: How Has Globalization Affected Mexico?"

2002 Summer Institute for Teachers

"Mexico in the 20th Century:
Themes of the History Curriculum
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