MWWI&R: Building Racial & Physical Walls: Black & Latinx Intertwined Histories & Destinies

Speaker: Ernesto Castañeda, Assistant Professor of Sociology American University

left: book cover of building walls, excluding Latin people in the United States. Right: Ernesto Castañeda

Ernesto Castañeda presented his new book Building Racial & Physical Walls: Black & Latinx Intertwined Histories & Destinies.

He is the author of A Place to Call Home: Immigrant Belonging and Exclusion in New York, Paris, and Barcelona (Stanford University Press 2018); Building Walls: The Exclusion of Latin People in the US (Lexington Books 2019), and with Charles Tilly and Lesley Wood of Social Movements, 1768–2018 (Routledge 2019). He is the editor of Immigration and Categorical Inequality: Migration to the City and The Birth of Race and Ethnicity (Routledge 2018); and co-editor with Cathy L. Schneider of Collective Violence, Contentious Politics, and Social Change: A Charles Tilly Reader (Routledge 2017). His analysis has appeared in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, El Paso Times, U.S. News & World Report, The Hill, CityLab and NPR.