Aviva Chomsky, Professor
Salem State University

Whose Planet? Whose Economic Development? Jobs vs. Environment in the U.S. and Latin America


Aviva Chomsky is Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies at Salem State University in Massachusetts. Her books include A History of the Cuban Revolution (2011), Linked Labor Histories: New England, Colombia, and the Making of a Global Working Class (2008),They Take Our Jobs! And Twenty Other Myths about Immigration (2007; U.S. Spanish edition 2011, Cuban edition 2013), and West Indian Workers and the United Fruit Company in Costa Rica, 1870-1940 (1996). She has also co-editedseveral anthologies including The People behind Colombian Coal: Mining, Multinationals and Human Rights/Bajo el manto del carbón: Pueblos y multinacionales en las minas del Cerrejón, Colombia (2007), The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics (2003) and Identity and Struggle at the Margins of the Nation-State: The Laboring Peoples of Central America and the Hispanic Caribbean(1998). She has been active in Latin America solidarity and immigrants’ rights movements for several decades.

When: Tuesday, November 12, 4:30pm
Where: LPAC Pearson Hall Theater

The William J. Cooper Foundation
Forum for Free Speech
Intrepretation Theory
Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility
Latin American Studies
Peace and Conflict Studies
MLL: Spanish