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Speaker Series August 2017: Dr. Richard A. Santillán

Join us for our fourth speaker series of the year set for Saturday August 05, 2017 at 1pm. The adobe will host Dr. Richard A. Santillán, Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnic and Women’s Studies, California State University, Pomona and Sandra Uribe, Professor of History at El Camino College, will moderate a panel discussion of leading authors on the long and rich history of baseball and softball in the region. This is the first time leading scholars of the area will share a panel discussion on the subject.

“Santillán’s collection of books documents and interprets the historic role that baseball has played as a cohesive element and as a social and cultural force within the Latino, predominantly Mexican American, communities of Southern California. While the impact of Minor and Major League Baseball in the region is covered, a strong emphasis is placed on the once-flourishing culture of amateur and semi-professional baseball as an important means for celebrating ethnic identity and instilling community pride.”

Following the discussion panel there will be a Q&A session also books available for purchase. So please come on down and join us on this day.

Saturday August 05, 2017:

  • 1pm: Presentation
  • 2pm: Q&A Session
  • 3pm: Book Sales

**Books will be available for purchase

**Light snacks/drinks will be available. Also parking is FREE

**Donations are always welcome!

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