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Grace Peña Delgado, “Mexico’s New Slavery: A Critique of Neo-Abolitionism to Combat Human Trafficking”
February 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
As part of the The Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy‘s Winter Quarter speaker series, Grace Peña Delgado (History, UC Santa Cruz) will present “Mexico’s New Slavery: A Critique of Neo-Abolitionism to Combat Human Trafficking.” Delgado is the author of Making the Chinese American: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (2012) and co-author of Latino Immigrants in the United States (2011). Delgado participates in the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Project on Trafficking, Smuggling, and Illicit Migration in Historical and Gendered Perspective. She is also a collaborator with Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition working group on modern day slavery.
Contact Nelson Lichtenstein for a copy of Professor Delgado’s papger.