The Center for Mexican American Studies 40th Anniversary Spring 2013 Speaker Series
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
M.D. Anderson Library
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
"Chicano Paths to Power in the Last 50 Years"
Jose Angel Gutierrez
Professor of Political Science, University of Texas Arlington
Analysis of five major strategies developed by Chicanos during the last 50 years; their paths to power. Power point demonstration and presentation of each strategy with explanation, description, and impact supplanted if available with book covers on the topic and data such as FBI documents obtained via FOIA requests. The last segment of the presentation will focus on the demographic browning of the United States utilizing population data, voting returns, Electoral College map, and projections of population into 2040.