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Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

Princeton Professor Dan-El Padilla Peralta visited Penn State recently to give talks on both his scholarly research and his celebrated memoir.

Princeton Professor Dan-El Padilla Peralta visited Penn State recently to give talks on both his scholarly research and his celebrated memoir.

Affluence and the production of illegality

Lise Nelson, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Geography, gave a presentation entitled ‘Affluence and the Production of Illegality’ on Tuesday, October 9th in 124 Sparks. The talk explored the connections between landscapes of luxury and new geographies of low-wage Latinx immigrant settlement, both of which are situated at the cross-hairs of globalization and white nationalism.

Lise Nelson, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Geography, gave a presentation entitled ‘Affluence and the Production of Illegality’ on Tuesday, October 9th in 124 Sparks. The talk explored the connections between landscapes of luxury and new geographies of low-wage Latinx immigrant settlement, both of which are situated at the cross-hairs of globalization and white nationalism.

An American language: the history of Spanish in the U.S.

Rosina Lozano of Princeton University offered a talk entitled ‘An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States’ on Monday, October 8th in Foster Auditorium, in which Lozano presents detailed accounts of the historical role of Spanish as a state-sanctioned language and demonstrates how this was an important crucible of identity and power in the U.S. past.

Rosina Lozano of Princeton University offered a talk entitled ‘An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States’ on Monday, October 8th in Foster Auditorium, in which Lozano presents detailed accounts of the historical role of Spanish as a state-sanctioned language and demonstrates how this was an important crucible of identity and power in the U.S. past.