Plática with the authors of The Latinx Guide to Graduate School

Join us for a meet and greet and book signing with Dr. Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales and Dr. Magdalena Barrera, authors of The Latinx Guide to Graduate School.

This event is in collaboration with Pan Dulce Fridays and we'll be having coffee, pan dulce, and light refreshments. We will also have supplies for post-graduation vision board making!

When: Friday, February 23 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: Cervantes and Velasquez Conference Room (3rd Floor of the Bay Tree Building)

We'll have limited copies of the book available for the first 30 students that arrive and do not have a copy. 

Please RSVP for the event using this registration form.

More about the authors:


Dr. Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales is an interdisciplinary scholar of immigration and education. Her academic, activist and community work focuses on the ways undocumented young people are changing the political and legislative terrain around “illegality” and belonging in this country. Her work lies at the intersection of education, immigration, and social movements. She is the co-author of Encountering Poverty: Thinking and Acting in an Unequal World (2016, University of California Press) and co-editor of We Are Not DREAMers: Undocumented Scholars Theorize Undocumented Life in the United States (2020, Duke University Press).


Dr. Magdalena L. Barrera is the inaugural Vice Provost for Faculty Success. In this role, she provides thought leadership for the division on all aspects of faculty recruitment, onboarding, and professional advancement within a Minority Serving Institution context. Her work is informed by a deep commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty who bring asset-minded pedagogies to the classroom.

A former first-generation student, Dr. Barrera holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature and Latin American Studies from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University. She began her faculty career at SJSU in 2008, following a postdoctoral teaching fellowship in Stanford’s Introduction to the Humanities program.