The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Alfredo Mirande
21 Oct 2019
6:00 PM
Hach Hall Atrium
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Alfredo Mirandé is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, and a scholar of Chicano sociology, masculinity, the relationship among law, race, class, and gender. His talk is being hosted by Lazos, a group of Hispanic/Latino men in leadership positions at Iowa State who are actively engaging Latinx students and mentoring them in their college experience and beyond. Alfredo Mirandé, who was born in Mexico City and raised in Chicago, earned graduate degrees in sociology from the University of Nebraska and a JD from Stanford University. He was a National Research Council Fellow in ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley; a Rockefeller Fellow in sociology at Stanford University; and is the author of nine books, including Hombres y Machos: Masculinity and Latino Culture. [This event was originally scheduled for March 2019 but had to be rescheduled due to travel issues.]