Ninth Annual Center for Mexican American Studies
& Research Conference

In celebration of the 9th annual Center for Mexican American Studies and Research conference, we will be showcasing scholarly and creative activity which contributes to a broader and deeper understanding of Mexican American culture and expertise. Conference presenters whose scholarly activity addresses historical and contemporary issues in higher education, community inclusivity, and creative expressions relevant to Mexican American people, culture and contributions. This year, “From Demography to Identity: Who We are in America” sessions will include research, scholarly and creative expressions reflective of a more relevant and visible presence of Mexican Americans in the U.S.

Keynote/Featured Speaker
Lionel Sosa

Sosa is executive producer and director of “Children of the Revolucion- How the Mexican Revolution Changed America”. He was named “One of the 25 most influential Hispanics in America” by Time Magazine in 2005 and is a member of the Texas Business Hall of Fame. He is the author of Think and Grow Rich, a Latino Choice published by Random House, and The Americano Dream: How Latinos Can Achieve Success in Business and in Life, published by Dutton and co-author of “El Vaquero Real- the Original American Cowboy” published by Bright Sky Press. Sosa is a contributing author of “Latinos and the Nations Future”, edited by Henry Cisneros and published by Arte Publico Press, University of Houston in 2009.

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