Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
CANCELED: The International Nest
This event has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Visit the University Library website to see future events.
Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland
The Midwest became notorious when COVID-19 infections skyrocketed among workers in meatpacking plants. Kristy Nabhan-Warren spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a hub of migration and food production.