Nov 12 2013

From the Mines to the Streets: A Bolivian Activist’s Life

November 12, 2013

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Location

Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2

Address

803 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

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bolivian actavist in black and white with mountain scenary

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Study Abroad Office

Join us for an interactive presentation with author and activist Félix Muruchi as he shares memories of his journey as a miner, union leader, and political prisoner from his book entitled From the Mines to the Streets: A Bolivian Activist’s Life.  He will share how his experiences have intertwined with greater forces at play in Bolivia and elsewhere in South America during the last half of the twentieth century.

This presentation will be in Spanish with Kim Potowski from the UIC Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies serving as interpreter.

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Co-sponsors: UIC Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, LALS Program, and student organizations United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) and Fearless Undocumented Alliance (FUA)

Date posted

May 18, 2018

Date updated

Apr 14, 2020