Ana Raquel Minian ‘12, is an assistant professor in the Department of History and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) at Stanford University. Her current book is Undocumented Lives: The Untold History of Mexican Migration. Her work has also been published in American Quarterly and the Journal of American History. Ana received her Ph.D. from Yale University with distinction.
Ana’s first book, Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration(Harvard University Press, 2018) explores the late-twentieth-century history of Mexican undocumented migration to the United States, the growth of migrant communities, and bi-national efforts to regulate the border. It uses over two hundred oral history interviews, government archives, migrant correspondence, privately held organizational records and personal collections, pamphlets, and unpublished ephemera, and newspapers and magazines collected in Washington D.C., Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Michoacán, Zacatecas, and Mexico City.
Minian’s second book will explore the history of immigrant detention.
This event is part of the Ethnicity, Race, and Migration 20th anniversary, Latinx Speaker Series