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Latina/o Representation in the Media, Civil Rights and American Values by Distinguished Speaker Sonia Manzano

The 2018 E. James Holland Symposium on American Values is proud to present Latina/o Representation in the Media, Civil Rights and American Values by Distinguished Speaker Sonia Manzano, which will be held September 25th, 2018. Please visit the Symposium web page for more information about the Symposium.

Sonia Manzano is a first-generation American of Latino descent who has affected the lives of millions of parents and children since the early 1970s, when she was offered an opportunity to play “Maria” on Sesame Street. In her keynote address, Manzano will discuss her career and highlight civil rights efforts to make media more representative of American culture. Additionally, she will emphasize the importance that media can make in promoting cultural pride and social tolerance.

Conference Schedule / Program

E. James Holland Symposium on American Values

Latina/o Representation in the Media, Civil Rights and American Values
Distinguished Speaker: Sonia Manzano

 
Monday September 24, 2018
5:30 p.m.

Symposium Barbecue
LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center
Reservations Required: 325-486-5441

Tuesday September 25, 2018
8 a.m.

Breakfast with ASU Honors Students

8:30 a.m.

Presentation/Q&A with ASU Honors Students

11 a.m.

Keynote Address
“Latina/o Representation in the Media, Civil Rights and American Values”
C.J. Davidson Conference Center, University Center

Open to the ASU community and the general public
Noon Informal Reception
Q&A and Book Signing
University Center Tower Lobby
Open to the ASU community and the general public
 

All sessions open to the ASU community and general public are free.

Angelo State University, Member

Texas Tech University System