A talk by Christian Zlolniski *This event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 17 at 12 PM*
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Much of the produce that Americans eat is grown in the Mexican state of Baja California, the site of a multibillion-dollar export agricultural boom that has generated jobs and purportedly reduced poverty and labor migration to the United States. But how has this growth affected those living in Baja? Based on a decade of ethnographic fieldwork, Christian Zlolniski’s new book examines the unforeseen consequences for residents in the region of San Quintín.
Christian Zlolniski is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of Janitors, Street Vendors, and Activists: The Lives of Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley.
Cost: Open to the Public
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Sponsor(s): Center for Mexican Studies, Latin American Institute