The Institute on California and the West presents:

"In Conversation with Angela Garcia, UCI Anthropologist"

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
12:00-1:00 p.m.
The Huntington Libraray, Classroom 3 (1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108)

Angela Garcia's book The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession Along the Rio Grande (University of California  Press, 2010) explores heroin use and overdose among Hispanos in northern New Mexico. In 2006, she received the 2006 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Award for Excellence in Reporting on Drug and Alcohol Problems.  Garcia is an anthropology assistant professor at the University of California,  Irvine, and lives in Los Angeles. She is currently working on a memoir and on a new research project focused on  narcotics addiction in Mexico City.

This conservation is part of a brown bag luncheon series sponsored by ICW.  The event is open to any who wish to attend, and a limited number of lunches will be available upon a first come/first served basis. 

To reserve a seat, please respond to Kim Matsunaga at

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