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Julio Capó Jr. – “Undesirables: A Queer History of Latinx Challenges to U.S. Immigration Policy”
  • Date: Tuesday, October 4th, 20222022-10-04
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Gary A. Ransdale Hall AuditoriumGary A. Ransdale Hall Auditorium
Description:

About the Talk: This lecture explores how queer immigrants and migrants from Latin America and the Caribbean have challenged U.S. immigration law from the 1880s until the present. In emphasizing moments of resistance and resilience, this lecture argues that immigration issues remain--and have historically been--queer issues. 

About Dr. Capó: Julio Capó, Jr. is Associate Professor of History and Deputy Director of the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab at Florida International University. He is the award-winning author of the book Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940 and curator of the Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities exhibition at HistoryMiami Museum. He serves as an associate editor of the Made By History section of The Washington Post.  

Contact: 270-745-3841

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