Event cosponsored by the UCLA History Department.
Frank Bardacke was active in the student and anti-war movements in Berkeley in the 1960's, He moved to California's Central Coast in 1970, worked for six seasons in the Salinas Valley fields, and taught at Watsonville Adult School for twenty-five years. He is the author of Good Liberals and Great Blue Herons: Land, Labor and Politics in the Pajaro Valley and Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers, and a translator of Shadows of Tender Fury: The Letters and Communiqués of Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.
Devra Weber is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California Riverside, and affiliated faculty in Labor Studies and Ethnic Studies. She is the author of Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton and the New Deal, and Editor of Manuel Gamio: El inmigrante Mexicano: la historia de su vida: entrevistas completas 1926-1927. Among her articles are "Historical Perspectives on Mexican Transnationalism: With Notes from Angumacutiro" and "Raiz Fuerte: Oral History and Mexicana Farmworkers." She is currently working on a manuscript about binational Mexican activism in the early 20th century. “Keeping Community, Challenging Boundaries: Indigenous Migrants, Internationalist Workers, and Mexican Revolutionaries, 1900-1920,” in John Tutino, ed Mexico and Mexicans in the History and Culture of the United States
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