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Friday, March 10, 2006

"Brown: An Erotic History of the Americas"

Richard Rodriguez

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Richard Rodriguez, Peabody Award-winning journalist, is an editor at Pacific News Service and regular essayist on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS. His previous memoirs, Hunger of Memory and Days of Obligation, addressed the intersection of his private life with public issues of class and ethnicity. In Brown: An Erotic History of the Americas, he completes his "trilogy on American public life" by considering the issue of race.

Source: UC Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Centre

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Read another interesing speech from Richard Rodriguez, 'Remarks of Richard Rodriguez' at


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