Alejandro Lugo presents, "Border Landscapes: The Outsider Within and the Occupied Borderlands," on Thursday, April 4 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Hibben Center room 105.

Lugo is a professor of anthropology and Latina/o studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His book Fragmented Lives Assembled Parts: Culture, Capitalism, and Conquest at the U.S.-Mexico Border (University of Texas Press, 2008) received two national book prizes, including the Southwest Book Prize and the Association of Latina/o Anthropologies Book Prize. His ethnographic photographs have been exhibited in several museums including two works selected for the permanent collection by the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, Ill.

The Latin American & Iberian Institute joins with the Department of Anthropology, Ortiz Center, American Studies and Chicana/o Studies to sponsor this lecture.

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