Institute for Latino Studies announces participants for the 2017 Young Scholars Symposium

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

The Institute for Latino Studies is pleased to announce the participants for our 2017 Young Scholars Symposium, to be convened April 6-7 on the University of Notre Dame campus. 

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These scholars will present a dissertation chapter or essay draft for discussion with ILS faculty fellows and our 2017 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado. Professor Gonzalez Maldonado is a Professor of Religious Studies and Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education, University of Miami.
ILS faculty selected Symposium participants from a national pool of applicants based on the dual criteria of the scholarly excellence of their proposal and the compatibility of their research with Professor Gonzalez Maldonado’s areas of expertise. 
Congratulations to our 2017 honorees!
Leo Guardado, University of Notre Dame
Lauren Frances Guerra, Southern Methodist University
Melissa Guzman, San Francisco State University
Rebecca Hey-Colon, Colby College
Ana-Maurine Lara, University of Oregon
Daisy Vargas, University of California Riverside