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Understanding Hispanic Institutions: Background and Context for Serving Latinx Students
Start Date: 9/24/2018Start Time: 1:40 PM
End Date: 9/24/2018End Time: 2:55 PM

Event Description:

Understanding Hispanic Institutions: Background and Context for Serving Latinx Students 

Monday, September 24, 2018
1:40-2:55 pm (community hour)
Moot Court, NB

Kickoff presentation to the fall HSI Speaker Series by Jose Luis Morin, Chair of Latin American and Latinx Studies. Professor Morín will discuss Latinx history, culture, politics, and social justice issues affecting our HSI community.

José Luis Morín’s areas of specialization include domestic and international criminal justice, civil and international human rights, Latina/o studies, and Latin American studies. He is the founding director of the Rossana Rosado Fellows Program. He is editor of Latinos and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia, selected by Library Journal as one of the “Best Reference Titles of 2016,” and author of Latino/a Rights and Justice in the United States: Perspectives and Approaches, among other publications. Professor Morín served as the founding Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of Stella and Charles Guttman Community College). He also established the CUNY-wide Latino Faculty Recruitment Initiative and served as its Interim Director. Before John Jay, he was a Visiting Professor at the Center for Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and worked as a civil rights and human rights litigator and advocate with organizations, such as the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (now Latino Justice/PRLDEF).

This is part of the HSI Series of Speakers.

Watch videos of the HSI speaker series on the College’s You Tube channel in the HSI playlist.


Location Information:
New Building - New Building  (View Map)
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY
Room: Moot Court Room, 6.68
Latina America

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