Mexican American Educational Empowerment: Book Talk with Darius Echeverría (2/20)
Thursday, February 20 (Rescheduled from 2/13)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a talk with Darius Echeverría, author of the book Aztlán Arizona: Mexican American Educational Empowerment, 1968-1978.
Aztlán Arizona is a history of the Chicano Movement in Arizona in the 1960s and 1970s. Focusing on community and student activism in Phoenix and Tucson, Darius Echeverría ties the Arizona events to the larger Chicano and civil rights movements against the backdrop of broad societal shifts that occurred throughout the country.
Darius Echeverria is an advising dean at Columbia University, as well as a visiting assistant professor at Montclair State University and a visiting and affiliated faculty member in the Departments of History and Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University. He earned his PhD in History from Temple University in 2006.