The Grapes of Wrath and Migrant Workers
At a forum titled “The Grapes of Wrath and Today’s Migrant Farm Workers,” participants explored John Steinbeck’s influence and reflected on the past and current lives of Latino-Americans in the Salinas and Monterey area.
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Fernando Armenta Member Monterey County, CA->Board of Supervisors
Anna Caballero Mayor [D] Salinas
Sabino Lopez Deputy Director Center for Community Advocacy
Gregorio Mora-Torres Professor San Jose State University
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Writings of John Steinbeck
From the National Steinbeck Center the guests talked about John Steinbeck’s life, his writings, and the times in which…
Steinbeck's Cannery Row
Mr. Hemp talked about Cannery Row in Monterey, John Steinbeck’s novels, and Steinbeck’s treatment of labor issues…
Shelby Foote on Faulkner
Mr. Foote talked about the writings of William Faulkner and his view of the South.
Steinbeck's Monterey Novels
Scholars talked about the themes and interpretations of certain Steinbeck novels. At the end of the program they…