Lecture marks Latino Heritage Month
Posted October 14, 2009; 03:05 p.m.
Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, a New York University scholar whose work focuses on immigration and globalization, will deliver a lecture in honor of Latino Heritage Month at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in 101 McCormick Hall.
The lecture is titled "A Cultural Psychology of Latino Immigration in the Age of Global Vertigo."
Suárez-Orozco is the Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU and a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study. His research focuses on conceptual and empirical problems in the areas of immigration, globalization and education, with a focus on how immigrant families, especially youth, adapt to change.
The lecture is sponsored by the Graduate School Office of Academic Affairs and Diversity in conjunction with the Latino Graduate Student Association.