Apr 22 2014

Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant

April 22, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2


803 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607


Southern border wall

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center, Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, and the Department of Philosophy

Join us for an interactive presentation with author José Ángel N. as he shares stories from his book Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant. Hear about his transformative years as a UIC student and how the humanities have played an important role in his personal and professional growth. His talk will focus on how his education helped him understand the forces that propelled him to leave his home country and take ownership of his life as an undocumented immigrant.

Book Signing

José Ángel N. was born in Mexico and came to Chicago in 1993. He attended UIC where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy in 2002 and then a Master’s Degree in Latin American Literature in 2004.

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

Co-sponsors: UIC student organizations Alpha Psi Lambda and Fearless Undocumented Alliance

Date posted

May 18, 2018

Date updated

Apr 14, 2020