Bobby Vaughn Presentation on 'Talking Diaspora: Doing Ethnographic Fieldwork on Afro-Mexico'

Ethnic identity and what it means to be Afro-Mexican is the focus of Professor Vaughn's research and lecture. Sponsored by the UCLA Oral History Program, the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, the Chicano Studies Research Center, and the UCLA Department of History.

Friday, April 15, 2005
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room 135, Haines Hall
Bunche Center Library and Media Center
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Bobby Vaughn is an anthropologist whose research is concerned with ethnic identity and its relationship to nationalist definitions of what it means to be Afro-Mexican.  He is the co-author of Afromexico: El pulso de la poblacion negra en Mexico and the author of articles that have appeared in Dialogo, Review of Black Political Economy, and the anthology Neither Enemies nor Friends: Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos.

Discussion with Dr. Vaughn to follow from 1 - 2 PM.

This presentation is also made possible by the James V. Mink Oral History Lecture Fund.

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Cost : Free

For more information please contant:

Alva MooreStevenson

Tel: 310-825-4932

Sponsor(s): , Department of History, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA Oral History Program, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies.