Next Tuesday, September 24 Francisco A. Scarano will be giving a lecture on Caribbean Immigrants and Latino Identities at 3:45pm in the Warhawk Connection Center (UC). If you have any questions about the event, contact Chobanian Taylor at chobaniaTR26@uww.edu.
Whether or not you are able to attend the event, you might be interested in getting more familiar with the Caribbean, immigration, Latino identities, or some combination thereof. This is where Andersen Library enters the picture. Below are a few books that might pique your interest. Click on the title to get a table of contents (when available), subjects, location, and call number for each book.
- Afro-Caribbean Immigrants and the Politics of Incorporation Ethnicity, Exception, or Exit (2006) (online book )(focuses on New York)
- The Caribbean: A History of the Region and its Peoples (2011).
- Hispanic Immigrant Identity Political Allegiance vs. Cultural Preference (2004) (online book )
- Latin America and the Caribbean: Identity and Pluralism (1978)
- Latinos in the United States: The Sacred and the Political (1986)
- Miami Now!: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Social Change (Miami, FL focus). Chapter on Immigration from the Caribbean Basin (1992)
- Migration and Development in the Caribbean: The Unexplored Connection (1985)
- Transnational Latina/o Communities: Politics, Processes, and Cultures
- Voices in First Person: Reflections on Latino Identity
The above list contains one ebook. If you’d like to look for more, check out the Andersen Library’s eBook Collection and eBook Academic Collection databases.
In addition to online and print books available through the Andersen Library, it is possible to borrow print books from other UW system libraries for free. To do this, use UW Request.
I hope you are able to go and enjoy the lecture. If you want to research specific topics afterwards, or maybe just look up a book or article that was mentioned, feel free to contact us for assistance or guidance.