Presentation: Maria Hinojosa, the new Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Chair

Journalist and author Maria Hinojosa joins the faculty of Latin American and Latino Studies. Born in Mexico City and raised on the south side of Chicago, Hinojosa has documented the story of Latinos in America throughout her 25-year career. Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist devoted to building better understanding of marginalized and impoverished communities throughout the world by being a “voice for the voiceless.” She is founder and president of the Futuro Media Group which produces “Latino USA,” a weekly program dedicated to informing Americans about the complexity and growing influence of the nation’s Latino community.

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Event is free and open to the public.

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