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Chicanx Latinx Heritage Month 2017

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 and recognizes the contributions of Latinos to U.S. culture. CSUMB celebrates by hosting Chicanx/Latinx Heritage Month events, some of which are listed here along with library resources on related topics.

Cooking Demonstration: Chiles Rellenos

September 19, 2017, 4:00 p.m., Student Center, East Lounge

A demonstration by a professional chef on making chiles rellenos.

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Pinedo, E., & Strehl, D. (2003). Encarnación's kitchen: Mexican recipes from nineteenth-century California. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Arellano, G. (2012). Taco USA: How Mexican food conquered America. New York: Scribner.

Screening of "No Más Bebés"

September 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m., Student Center, East Lounge

This film tells the story of Mexican immigrant women who underwent forced sterilization in Los Angeles in the 1960-70s. The screening will be followed by a discussion.

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Gutiérrez, E. R. (2008). Fertile matters: The politics of Mexican-origin women's reproduction. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Largent, M. A. (2008). Breeding contempt: The history of coerced sterilization in the United States. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press.

Brown and Proud

October 10, 2017, 6:00 p.m., Student Center

A showcase of cultural items from different Latin American traditions.

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Loucky, J., & Moors, M. M. (2000). The Maya diaspora: Guatemalan roots, new American lives. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Acosta-Belén, E., & Santiago, C. E. (2006). Puerto Ricans in the United States: A contemporary portrait. Boulder, Colo: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Latino Cultures in the U.S.: Discover the contributions and experiences of Latinos in the United States. Brought to you by Google Arts & Culture.


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