Latino History in Montana with Bridget Kevane
Bridget Kevane explores Latinos more than two-centuries-old history in Montana. From the fur trade to the sugar beet, from our Flathead cherries to construction, Latinos have had a long, if invisible, vibrant culture that continues to this day. Join us for this discussion on how Latinos are shaping Montana demographics, and the critical role that current border policies are having on the community and immigration.
Bridget Kevane is a professor of Latin American and Latino Studies Program as well as the director of Liberal Studies at Montana State University. Her research focuses on Latino/a studies, specifically the literature, culture and history of Latino/a communities in the United States. In addition to numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, she has written four books, including her most recent, The Dynamics of Jewish Latino Relationships: Hope and Caution (Palgrave). https://www.mtpr.org/post/growing-latino-population-panelists-dig-immigration-economics