Lecture | September 27 | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A graduate of UC Berkeley, Rafael Alarcon is a senior professor at the research institute at Tijuana, Mexico, the Colegio de la Frontera Norte. He has published numerous articles and books, most recently for the University of California Press, Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States (2016). He co-authored the classic work on Mexican immigrants in the Bay Area, Return to Aztlan: The Social Processes of Migration from Western Mexico. He has been a visiting professor at UC San Diego, UCLA, University of Valencia, University of Paris, and Columbia University, where is a presently a visiting research fellow. He is currently conducting research on deported immigrants and their families, which will inform this public lecture.