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Latinx Heritage Month Presentation: "Chinese Mexicans and Mexicanidad
Featured Speaker: Fredy González, PhD

In this talk, Dr. Fredy González (University of Illinois at Chicago) will give a brief history of Chinese immigration to Mexico during the twentieth century and illustrate some of the ways the Chinese contributed to and claimed belonging to the Mexican nation.

Sep 30, 2021 02:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Fredy González, PhD
: Fredy González is an Associate Professor of Global Asian Studies and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico. A Spanish translation of Paisanos Chinos is forthcoming from Mexican press Palabra de Clío. He is a heritage speaker of Spanish and fluent in Mandarin Chinese. In 2016, he was a Fulbright Scholar in Taipei, Taiwan.