Dean’s Speaker Series on Migration and Conflict Across the Americas presents:  

Adrian Burgos

"Making Cuban Stars: Reflections on US-Cuban History and Migrations Through Baseball"

Thursday, October 27, 4:30-6 pm

University Art Museum,  Fine Arts 213

 A professor of History, African American Studies, and Latino and Latina Studies, Dr. Burgos is one of the leading scholars of Latinos in baseball.  He has authored books including Playing America’s Game: Baseball, Latinos, and the Color Line and Cuban Star: How One Negro League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball as well as numerous articles, book chapters, newspaper articles, and blog posts.  He is the co-editor of Beyond el Barrio:  The Politics of Everyday Live in Latina/o  America and has contributed to documentaries and museum exhibitions.   His presentation is sponsored by the Harpur Dean’s Speaker Series on Migration and Conflict Across the Americas, the Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program, and the History Department.  All are welcome.Co-sponsored by LACAS and the History department and open to all. 



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Painting by Diana Solis
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Arte y Papel Diana Solis Studio
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