Skip to Content
University of Oregon

New Books in Latino Studies Interview: Sarah Wald

picture-1868Lori A. Flores (SUNY Stony Brook) interviews Sarah Wald about her new book, The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Framing since the Dust Bowl (University of Washington Press, 2016) for New Books in Latino Studies. You can listen to this interview online on the New Books Network.

In The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Framing since the Dust Bowl, Wald explores the representations of agriculture and agricultural labor in California from the Dust Bowl to contemporary food justice and immigrant rights movements. Bringing together ecocriticism and critical race theory, Wald examines questions of race, labor, landownership and national belonging.

Sarah Wald is an assistant professor in the English and Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon.