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Media Contact:Michele Berger | | 215-898-6751November 17, 2015

Penn Sociologists Dig Deep Into the Needs of South Philly’s Latino Immigrants

Emilio A. Parrado, Chenoa Flippen, Amada Armenta, Heidy Sarabia and Edith Gutierrez of the Sociology department explored the challenges faced by South Philly’s Latino immigrant community.

Emilio A. Parrado is concerned about how immigrants incorporate into new communities.

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Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Prize in Literature


Dr. James English

Director, Penn Humanities Forum

University of Pennsylvania


• Author of “The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards and the Circulation of Cultural Value”

 • Has taught a range of courses in 20th-century literature and culture, from general surveys of modernist and postmodernist literature to advanced seminars in globalization and critical theory.