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Steven Hoelscher, Chair Burdine 437, Mailcode B7100, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-7277

"Dying for Democracy: Mexican Immigrants in the U.S. Army in World War II"

Mon, September 19, 2011 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM • Garrison Hall, Room 4.100

Workshop by Professor Neil Foley

Dr. Neil Foley, Professor in the Department of History, received his Ph.D. in American Culture from the University of Michigan in 1990.  His current research focuses on the constructions of race, citizenship and transnational identity in the Borderlands of Mexico and the American West; immigration; and comparative civil rights politics of African Americans and Mexican Americans.  His most recent publication, Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity was published by Harvard University Press in 2010.  

RSVP required. To RSVP, reserve your lunch, and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney by 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16.

Sponsored by: The Institute for Historical Studies

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