Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes Author Talk

Posted on February 24, 2011. Filed under: Event |

Oakton Community College and Skokie Public Library host Dr. Anna Guevarra, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Asian-American Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago, to discuss her award-winning book Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers. The book examines the multilayered process of brokering Filipino labor, the Philippines’ highly-prized export, culled from interviews with Filipino nurses and domestic workers.

Three sessions are offered:

Monday, March 7
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus, Room P103

Tuesday, March 8
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Library, Lower Level

Saturday, March 12
2 p.m.
Skokie Public Library, Mary Radmacher Meeting Room

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