The Metropolitan History Workshop invites you to attend a public lecture:
Associate Professor of History and Chicano/a Studies
University of California, Los Angeles
SAN DIEGO’S CHICANO PARK: A BARRIO’S CONFRONTATION WITH MODERNITY UNDER THE FREEWAY
Friday, March 17
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Angell Hall, G115
Eric Avila is the author of POPULAR CULTURE IN THE AGE OF WHITE FLIGHT: FEAR AND FANTASY IN SUBURBAN LOS ANGELES (Univ. of California Press, 2004). His research and teaching focus on urban and cultural history and Chicano studies. His lecture will be drawn from a new book project called THE FOLKLORE OF THE FREEWAY: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION.
For more information about this talk, or for additional information about the upcoming program of the Metropolitan History Workshop, please contact Matt Lassiter at firstname.lastname@example.org. More details about the Metropolitan History Workshop can be found at http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mlassite/metro/metroworkshop.html