Leo Chavez, Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

The Emotional Toll of Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Latino Political Rhetoric

Wednesday, September 15, 12 noon Central

Co-sponsored by the UW School for Workers

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Leo R. Chavez is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. In addition to scores of academic articles, he is the author of Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society; Covering Immigration: Popular Images and the Politics of the Nation; The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation; and Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Birthright Citizenship. His current research examines the effects of political rhetoric, especially anti-Latino and anti-immigrant rhetoric, on emotions and psychological well-being.