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César E. Chávez Celebration

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Featuring Matt Garcia

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Matt Garcia is Professor of Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies and History at Dartmouth College. He is the author of A World of Its Own: Race, Labor and Citrus in the Making of Greater Los Angeles, 1900-1970 that won the award for the best book from the Oral History Association in 2003 and his book, From the Jaws of Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker Movement, won the Philip Taft Award for the Best Book in Labor History in 2013. He is the co-editor of Food Across Borders, published by Rutgers University Press in 2017. Garcia served as the outreach director and co-primary investigator for the Bracero Archive Project, which received a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant in 2008, and was the recipient of the Best Public History Award by the National Council for Public History in 2009-2010. He is an American Council for Learned Societies Fellow in 2020.

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