President's Lecture Series
 

Title

Richard Rodriguez: "Brown: The Last Discovery of America"

Presenter

Richard Rodriguez

Document Type

Metadata Only

Date

2004

Lecture Series

President's Lecture Series; Annual Literary Festival

Description

Richard Rodriguez, essayist and journalist, discusses the history and racial identity issues of Hispanic Americans and racially mixed people. He explains why the American classification of race into black and white is ineffectual and proposes the color brown as a more accurate term to describe and represent Hispanics and other racially mixed peoples.

Media Type

VHS

Run Time

60:00 min

Comments

A 1/2" VHS copy of this lecture is available in the Special Collections & University Archives Department of Old Dominion University Perry Library. Call #: LD4331.A57 2004g

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