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TRACING THE UNEXPLORED: A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL PERPECTIVE OF THE HISPANIC YOUTH POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES
Date:  Thursday, March 29th, 2012
Time:  4:45pm
Location:  Gary Ransdell Auditorium 1074
Description:  

Presentation: Challenges faced by Latino immigrants as they cross barriers to transition into a new educational culture.   

Presenter: Dr. Gioconda Guerra, Socio-cultural Specialist, Indiana University Southeast, New Neighbors project.

This presentation will explore how the perspectives of Latino immigrant students on discriminatory practices are reconfigured as they cross barriers to transition into a new educational culture (college). Based on a sociological field research, the presenter will facilitate a better understanding of this phenomenon.

There will be a reception following the event. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, School of Education, Honors College, International Programs and Potter College

Contact:  Dr. Sonia Lenk @ Sonia.lenk@wku.edu or 270-745-5906

 

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