Laura Gómez to Sign Manifest Destinies

Laura GómezProfessor Laura Gómez will discuss and sign her groundbreaking book, Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race, at a number of venues in recognition of its recent release in paperback.

Using the territory that is now New Mexico as a case study, Manifest Destinies traces the origins of Mexican Americans as a racial group in the United States, paying particular attention to shifting meanings of race and law in the 19th century.

At the UNM School of Law, Gómez also serves as Associate Dean for Faculty Development and she is a Professor of American Studies on main campus.

Following is her book-signing schedule:

October 24
5-6 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Signing
Garcia Street Books
376 Garcia Street, Santa Fe

October 26
3 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Signing
4022 Rio Grande NW

November 15
1 p.m.
Meet & Greet with the Author
Barnes & Noble Booksellers,
Coronado Center

December 6
2-4 p.m.
10420 Coors Bypass NW