9:15 am - 10:15 am
Speaker on IMMIGRANTS AS THE ENEMY IN THE LAND OF IMMIGRANTS
Aurora Camacho de Schmidt will present for half an hour and then answer questions and facilitate discussion on this crucial topic in these historical and inhumane times in US history.
Aurora Camacho de Schmidt is a Mexican citizen and has lived in the US since 1968. She attained a doctorate in Spanish and Latin American Literature from Temple University. She co-founded and directed the Latin American Studies Program at Swarthmore College from 1992-2013. Her teaching and research focus on the intersection of literature, including poetry, and social struggles in Mexico and Central America. She has been an advocate for immigration rights since 1980.