Dr. Gilberto Cárdenas will discuss contemporary issues pertaining to Mexican immigration, drawing on historical foundations of immigration policy, utilizing a visual presentation based on contemporary artwork addressing immigration issues. These issues will include works from the “CARAS VEMOS” exhibit inaugurated at the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum in fall of 2006 and currently on national tour.
Dr. Cárdenas is the Director, Institute of Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame; Professor, Julian Samora Chair,Latino Studies, Sociology; Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies.