Joyce Hergenhan’s professional career was filled with firsts. The young woman who graduated from Syracuse University in 1963 advanced quickly in her career, first in journalism and then corporate communications, often the first female in executive positions. She rose quickly…
Racism and Afro-Latin American social movements
Racism and the rise of Afro-Latin American social movements will be the focus of a discussion at La Casita Cultural Center, 109 Otisco St., Syracuse. The event will feature Syracuse University faculty members who edited the recently released “Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America” (University Press of Florida, 2012) and members of Syracuse’s Westside Residents Coalition. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, and is free and open to the public.
Kwame Dixon, assistant professor in the Department of African American Studies in SU’s College of Arts and Sciences, and John Burdick, professor of anthropology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and in The College of Arts and Sciences, editors of “Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America,” will lead the discussion.
Contact Person: LaCasita Cultural Center