Professor Debra Rodman
Debra Rodman, assistant professor of anthropology and
women’s studies, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Nuestra
Tierra, Nuestro Hogar: Latinos in Virginia,” at the Library of Virginia on Thursday,
September 30, 2010. The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will take
place from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. A reception will follow.
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about the panel discussion.
In conjunction with the Library’s The Land We Live In exhibition, the discussion
will explore Hispanic immigration to the Commonwealth. Bobbie Barajas, WCVE Public
Radio’s classical music host and music director, will moderate the discussion.
Other panelists include: H. B. Cavalcanti, professor of sociology at James Madison
University; Rafael Lopez, president of Rafael Lopez and Associates; Mirta Martin,
vice president of the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network and dean of the Business
School, Virginia State University; and Debra J. Schleef, associate professor of
sociology at the University of Mary Washington.
The Library of Virginia is located at 800 East Broad Street. There is free parking
for this event in the Library’s underground garage, which is accessible from either
Eighth or Ninth streets.