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Tag: Simón Weffer-Elizondo
When NIU hosts the annual conference of Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education, this year with a theme of “Reshaping Latino Access to Higher Education: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities,” two milestones will take place. Coming to campus Friday, April 29, the event is the first to take place outside Chicago – and, of course, it...
Lilia Fernández
Lilia Fernández, author of “Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago” and associate professor in history at the Ohio State University, will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3. Fernández will present a paper titled “Latino Panethnic Politics in Chicago: Social Activism and Grassroots Origins.” Simón Weffer-Elizondo, associate professor...