Transnational Migrations, Cold War Interventions, and Culture: Incorporating Recent Scholarship on the US-Latin America Relationship into Our US History and World History Survey Courses

Saturday, January 5, 2019: 2:30 PM
Stevens C-5 (Hilton Chicago)
Carlos Alberto Contreras, Grossmont College
Inspired to broaden our U.S. History survey courses by the AHA’s “Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges: American History, Atlantic and Pacific,” Carlos A. Contreras will discuss various ways in which he is incorporating some of the recent scholarship on the U.S.-Latin America Relationship, from new research on transnational migrations to Cold War politics and culture, into our U.S. History and World History survey courses.