Sept. 24 event features Chicano scholar’s talk on Latino American history

“Latino American: 500 Years of History, Pride and Prejudice” featuring guest speaker Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez is the program set for 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Neville Public Museum in downtown Green Bay. Vaquera-Vásquez, a Chicano writer and professor of Hispanic Southwest Studies at the University of New Mexico, will present his research into US/Mexico border cultures. The program is free and open to the public. It kicks off the Latino Americans 500 Years of History series that UWGB will be hosting in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Humanities grant and the American Library Association.