The first meeting of the LA History & Metro Studies Group will take place on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 12 noon, at the Huntington Library. The presenter will be Rebecca Overmyer-Velazquez, Associate Professor of Sociology at Whittier College, who will be speaking about her paper, “Moving On Up: Race, Ethnicity, and Class Obstacles to Community and Regional Organizing in the San Gabriel Valley.” (Advance copies of the paper are available by contacting the coordinators at the email addresses listed below.)
The group will meet in Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2 in the Munger Research Center at the Huntington Library, starting at 12 noon. Lunch will be available to those who RSVP by October 4. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at this link.
If you have questions, contact the coordinators:
Becky Nicolaides David Levitus
The LA History & Metro Studies Group is generously sponsored by the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW)