|May 4, 2000
Volume 30 Number 19
|A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico|
Carlos E. Cortes to Speak for Cinco de Mayo
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, MEChA, Chicano Studies, the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, the AS Bookstore, and the Humanities Center are sponsoring the visit of Carlos E. Cortes, professor emeritus of history at UC, Riverside.
At 10 a.m. on May 5 outside the AS Bookstore, Cortes will be available to sign his newest book, The Children Are Watching: How the Media Teach about Diversity (Teachers College Press, March 2000).
At 11 a.m. on May 5 in the Humanities Center (Trinity 100), Cortes will give the lecture "Latinos and the American Future." This event is free and open to the public.
Cortes received his Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico in 1969. His specialties include history of the mass media, multicultural education, ethnic history, Latin American history, and Chicano history. He has served on the summer faculty of the Harvard Institute for Higher Education since 1990, has written and edited many publications, is currently working on three new books including Hollywood's Multicultural Curriculum: A History of the Treatment of Race and Ethnicity in American Motion Pictures, and is a senior consultant for Scott Foresman's grades 6-12 Literature and Integrated Studies series and McGraw Hill's K-6 social studies program. He has lectured throughout the world and served as a consultant to government agencies, school systems, and the private sector.
For more information, call coordinator Susan Green at x6404.
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