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Aloha Compadre: Latinxs in Hawai'i

A photograph of Rudy Guevarra and the cover of his book Aloha Compadre: Latinxs in Hawai'i.
April 4, 2024
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hagerty Hall 198

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Add to Calendar 2024-04-04 16:00:00 2024-04-04 18:00:00 Aloha Compadre: Latinxs in Hawai'i The Latinx Studies program will join Dr. Rudy Guevarra, Jr. in a discussion about his new book, Aloha Compadre: Latinxs in Hawai'i, as part of the Latinx Studies Speaker Series. Dr. Guevarra will discuss the historical migrations of Latinxs to the Hawaiian Islands, their various cultural and economic contributions and how they have developed a distinct Pacific Latinidad in Hawai'i. A reception will follow. Dr. Rudy Guevarra Jr. is Professor and Honors Faculty of Asian Pacific American studies in the School of Social Transformation, and affiliate faculty in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. His research and teaching interests include relational Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Filipinx American history, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, U.S. labor and borderlands history, transnational and transpacific migration, race and food studies, Critical Mixed Race Studies and oral history and memory.  This event is sponsored by the Latinx Studies program in Center for Ethnic Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. This event is free and open to the public. You can read more about Dr. Guevarra here. The Humanities Institute and its related centers host a wide range of events, from intense discussions of works in progress to cutting-edge presentations from world-known scholars, artists, activists and everything in between.We value in-person engagement at our events as we strive to amplify the energy in the room. But we also recognize the fact that not all our guests will be able to visit our space. Zoom access will be available to this event upon request. If you wish to have such access or have any other accommodation request, please send your request to MacKenzie DiMarco: dimarco.33@osu.edu.  Hagerty Hall 198 Center for Ethnic Studies ethnicstudies@osu.edu America/New_York public

The Latinx Studies program will join Dr. Rudy Guevarra, Jr. in a discussion about his new book, Aloha Compadre: Latinxs in Hawai'i, as part of the Latinx Studies Speaker Series. Dr. Guevarra will discuss the historical migrations of Latinxs to the Hawaiian Islands, their various cultural and economic contributions and how they have developed a distinct Pacific Latinidad in Hawai'i. A reception will follow. 

Dr. Rudy Guevarra Jr. is Professor and Honors Faculty of Asian Pacific American studies in the School of Social Transformation, and affiliate faculty in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. His research and teaching interests include relational Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Filipinx American history, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, U.S. labor and borderlands history, transnational and transpacific migration, race and food studies, Critical Mixed Race Studies and oral history and memory.  

This event is sponsored by the Latinx Studies program in Center for Ethnic Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. This event is free and open to the public. 

You can read more about Dr. Guevarra here.

 

The Humanities Institute and its related centers host a wide range of events, from intense discussions of works in progress to cutting-edge presentations from world-known scholars, artists, activists and everything in between.

We value in-person engagement at our events as we strive to amplify the energy in the room. But we also recognize the fact that not all our guests will be able to visit our space. Zoom access will be available to this event upon request. If you wish to have such access or have any other accommodation request, please send your request to MacKenzie DiMarco: dimarco.33@osu.edu.