Focus on Mexico
Fall 2014 Community Lecture Series
A series of six one-hour lectures
Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm, Room 228*
No registration required. Free Admission. Q & A follows each lecture.
Sept. 24*: Educating US Latinos
Lecture given by: Dr. Enrique Figueroa, Director, Roberto Hernandez Center, UW-Milwaukee
*This lecture will be held in the campus theatre.
The Friends of Matt Zillig sponsor a social after the first lecture featuring food samples from Mexico.
October 1: Mexico's Air Pollution and Ancient Cultures
Lecture given by: Dr. Jonathan Kahl, Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UW-Milwaukee
October 8: Ancient Teotihuacan Society
Lecture given by: Dr. Sarah Clayton, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison
October 15: Immigration Rights
Lecture given by: Dr. Rachel Ida Buff, Associate Professor, Department of History, UW-Milwaukee
The history of immigration rights and current immigration policies.
October 22: Mexican Drug Cartels
Lecture given by: Will Brantley, Special Agent-in-Charge, Wisconsin Department of Justice
Drug trafficking and drug use in Wisconsin, including historical perspective.
October 29: Doing Business in Mexico
Panel Discussion moderated by Mark Rhoda Reis, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
Panel members include John Barrett, VP-Operations, Serigraph Corporation