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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

A. K. Sandoval-Strausz

A. K. Sandoval-StrauszDirector of the Latinx studies program at Penn State University, A. K. Sandoval-Strausz specializes in urban, legal, architectural, and Latino history. His first book, Hotel: An American History (2007), explores the origins and development of one of the most common building types on the national landscape. It won the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association's book prize and was named one of the best books of the year by Library Journal. His current book project, "Latino Landscapes," considers how Latin American immigrants have revitalized and transformed U.S. cities over the past fifty years.


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Latino Immigrants and the Transformation of American Cities

This lecture was presented as the Joseph P. del Tufo Annual Lecture, sponsored by the Delaware Humanities Forum at the University of Delaware -Wilmington in October 2015. Recorded by 302 Stories, Inc.


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