The 2016 Conference on the Americas
Date and Time
Friday, October 21, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LIB 100/201 APPROVED!
A joint conference of the Great Lakes History Conference and Conference on the Americas! To address this history and its legacy, our keynote speaker will be Héctor Tobar , author of the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestseller Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle that Set Them Free. Mr. Tobar’s work examines the evolving and interdependent relationship between Latin America and the United States. The son of Guatemalan immigrants, Mr. Tobar writes for the Los Angeles Times and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California, Irvine.
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This event also occurs on 10/22/16