“Written with exceptional clarity and drawing on deep research, Inventing Latinos presents not only a brilliant account of the changing position of Latinxs, but also a nuanced understanding of racism in the U.S. today.” —Howard Winant, co-author of Racial Formation in the United States
Please join us for the inaugural event in our CRS 2020-21 Book Series, where Professor Cheryl I. Harris will be in conversation with author Laura E. Gómez on her recently released book, Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism.
Laura E. Gómez is a professor of law, sociology, and Chicana/Chicano studies at UCLA and the faculty director of the Critical Race Studies Program at UCLA School of Law. She is the author of Inventing Latinos (The New Press) as well as Manifest Destinies, Mapping Race, and Misconceiving Mothers. For more information, see here: https://thenewpress.com/books/inventing-latinos.
Cheryl I. Harris is the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at UCLA School of Law where she teaches Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Critical Race Theory and Race Conscious Remedies. For more information, please see here: https://law.ucla.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/cheryl-i-harris.