MCLL and Club Austral present two speakers

Lecture featuring Dr. Michael J. Lazzara and Lizbeth de la Cruz Santana

The Department of Modern an Classical Languages and Literatures and Club Austral are bringing two speakers next Monday, March 12, 2018. These events are free and open to the public.

“The Fictions of a Civilian Accomplice to the Pinochet Regime”

Dr. Michael J. Lazzara will speak about his new book “Civil Obedience: Complicity and Complacency in Chile since Pinochet” from 4 to 5 p.m. Science II, Room 109.

Lazarra’s presentation, “The Fictions of a Civilian Accomplice to the Pinochet Regime: Mariana Callejas’s Secret Shame,” will cover the following: “Civilian complicity remains one of the least studied aspects of the Pinochet dictatorship and, to this point, has not been a matter of broad public discussion in Chile.

“DACAmented: DREAMs Without Borders Digital Storytelling Project”

Fresno State alumna Lizbeth de La Cruz Santana, M.A. Spanish, will speak about her career journey as a first-generation graduate student from 5 to 6 p.m. in Science II, Room 109.

She will also discuss her collaboration on the “Humanizing Deportation Digital Storytelling project,” her political advocacy project “DACAmented: DREAMs Without Borders Digital Storytelling Project” and the graduate admissions process for the University of California at Davis. Her talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

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