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California Studies Dinner: Tomas Sandoval on “Latinos at the Golden Gate” Thursday, January 16, 2014


Tomas Summers Sandoval, Professor of History at Pomona College, will discuss his new book, “Latinos at the Golden Gate” on Thursday evening, January 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.  The book, published by University of North Carolina Press, covers the history of Spanish-speaking people in San Francisco from the Gold Rush to the present, with particular emphasis on the evolution of the Mission District barrio.  The Seminar is held at the UC Berkeley Labor Center, 2521 Channing Way (just east of Telegraph Ave.).  Free admission and dinner.

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California Studies Dinner Seminar: Spring 2014 Schedule

Thursday, January 16  TOMAS SUMMERS SANDOVAL, Pomona College, on his new book, “Latinos at the Golden Gate”

Wednesday, February 19  JOSHUA BRAHINSKY, UC Santa Cruz, on “Pulled Between Fundamentalist and Evangelical: Pentecostal Higher Education in Central California”

Tuesday March 18  DICK WALKER, UC Berkeley, on his new book, “The Atlas of California”

Thursday, May 15  PATRICIA WAKIDA, author and editor, on her Los Angeles Atlas Project

UC Berkeley Labor Center, 2521` Channing Way, 7-9 p.m.

Free admission and dinner

Contact Myra Armstrong,