MTA – A.K. Sandoval-Strausz’s BARRIO AMERICA: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City

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Virtual Event

Meet the Author on Zoom In his new book, BARRIO AMERICA: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City, award-winning historian and son of immigrants A.K. Sandoval-Strausz challenges the idea that the so-called “Creative Class” was most responsible for reviving the city.  He argues instead that it was actually Latino newcomers who most dramatically transformed entire city neighborhoods. Drawing on […]

Laurence Salzmann: Misk’i Kachi Runakuna

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In 2016, Laurence Salzmann traveled to Peru on a Fulbright scholarship. His project was to observe and document the traditional ways the native Quechua speaking people have maintained their traditions from pre-Hispanic times.  It was during his stop in the town of Maras near Machu Picchu that he became captivated by the salt ponds, “Salinas […]