Talk by Dr. Alfredo González: "Green Card Troops: From Citizenship-for-Service to Service-for-Citizenship, 1918-1940"

Alfredo González is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Students at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Dr. González received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2011 and M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 2019. His book manuscript, Deporting Veterans: Race, Citizenship, and U.S. Immigrant Military Service since WWI, explores the development of exchanging legal citizenship to immigrants for their labor in the U.S.

History Department Senior Comps


Schedule and List of Presenters:

2:00   Welcome

2:05   Leah Harman, Manly Medicine: Masculinity in the 19th Century Debate on Puerperal Fever

2:20   Claire Pollard, How to Kill a Queen: Misogyny’s Deadly Effects on Elizabeth I and Mary of Scots

2:35   Maria Barkhurst, A Mechanism for Fundamental Cultural Change’: The Chicana Movement’s Use of the Law as a Tool of Resistance