Friday, April 2, 2010

Rodriguez on Mexican American Legal History

A press release from Washington State University heralds the address “Mexican-American Legal History: Seeing Civil Rights Beyond Black and White,” by Marc Simon Rodriguez, an assistant professor of history, a fellow of the Institute for Latino Studies, and an assistant professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, in the Consolidated Information Center 120 at WSU Tri-Cities. The release notes that Professor Rodriguez is “completing his first book, tentatively titled Mexican Americanism: The Tejano Diaspora and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin after 1950 (forthcoming, University of North Carolina Press).”

A podcast of an earlier presentation on his book by Professor Rodriguez is here.