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Lozano Long Conference Keynote: Chingo Bling
Friday, February 24, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (CST)
Chingo Bling was born Pedro Herrera III in Houston to Mexican American immigrants who came to the United States with dreams of achieving the American dream for themselves and their children. His father set the example by working several jobs to ensure that his family had all they needed. Upon graduation from high school, Chingo enrolled in Trinity University in San Antonio, majoring in business administration and marketing. It was there at a fraternity party that Chingo made his first foray into the music business as a DJ. Today Chingo Bling is a well-known underground rapper and producer. As one of Texas’s premier underground rappers/entrepreneurs, Chingo Bling has achieved a level of independent success that only a few in his generation have accomplished.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRINT YOUR TICKET FOR THE EVENT AS PROOF OF YOUR REGISTRATION.
NO COPIES ALLOWED. WE WILL BE CHECKING TICKETS AT THE DOOR.
TICKET-HOLDERS WILL BE SEATED FROM 4:00-4:30PM AND STAND-BY WILL BEGIN AT 4:30PM
Thank you for registering for the Lozano Long Conference keynote by Chingo Bling on Friday, February 24, 2012 in the Student Activities Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402) at the University of Texas at Austin campus. Please click HERE for a map.
Please note that the event begins at 5:00PM but seating for ticket holders begins at 4:00PM. The stand-by line will be allowed in at 4:30PM and ticket-holders are not guaranteed a seat after 4:30PM. Plan accordingly.
Parking for this venue is available at the San Jacinto Garage or in the Brazos Garage. Parking fees vary from $3 to $18 depending on the length of time. Please see parking website for more information.
When & Where
LLILAS and CMAS
Organized by LLILAS in collaboration with the Center for Mexican American Studies, the conference will explore the changing character of the Latino population in the United States in economic, political, and cultural realms. It will focus on the implications of these changes for the complex relations between Latinos and the people of Latin America, as well as for U.S. foreign policy in the hemisphere. Longoria will address some of the principal challenges in this changing Latino landscape.
For more information on the conference, visit Central Americans and the Latino/a Landscape.