Brooklyn Voices: Juan Gonzalez

Date and time: 3/11/2013 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Campus: Brooklyn
Location: Tuohy Auditorium

St. Joseph’s College, in partnership with the Brooklyn Rail and Greenlight Bookstore, is pleased to announce that long-time New York Daily News columnist and author Juan Gonzalez will speak at the College as part of the spring Brooklyn Voices lecture series.

Mr. González is a two-time winner of the George Polk Award for commentary and former president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. He is the co-host of the nationally syndicated TV and radio show Democracy Now! His previous books include Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, Fallout: The Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Collapse and Roll Down Your Window: Stories from a Forgotten America

His latest work, Harvest of Empire, discusses the Latino experience over the course five centuries, ranging from the first New World colonies to the first decade of the new millennium. Now the largest minority group in the United States, Latino impact on American popular culture, from food to entertainment to literature, is greater than ever. He lives in New York City.

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