"Borders and Immigration: Then and Now - A Roundtable"

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Location: 
CSRC Library -- 144 Haines Hall

This panel will examine policies, legacies, and discourses related to borders and immigration, considering them in historical as well as current US contexts. Panelists will discuss the criminalization of unsanctioned action and consider prevailing discourses in terms of gender, sexuality, and medicine.

Panelists: 
  • Francisco J. Galarte, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at University of Arizona
  • Armando García, Assistant Professor of English at University of California, Riverside
  • Bernadine Hernández, Assistant Professor of American Literary Studies at University of New Mexico and UCLA Institute of American Cultures Visiting Scholar at the CSRC
  • Chris Perreira, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Latina/o Studies at University of Kansas and UCLA CSRC Ford Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Yosimar Reyes, poet, educator, performance artist 

A reception will follow the discussion.

This event is organized by the CSRC and co-sponsored by the UCLA Humanities Division, UCLA Institute of American Cultures, the UCLA Latin American Institute, the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, the César E. Chávez Department for Chicana and Chicano Studies, and the Department of English.

This event is FREE.

Image: : Carlos Bueno and Antonio Ibanez, “Alma de mis novias de pueblo para el barrio su nombre es Maria de Los Angeles.” Nancy Tovar Murals of East L.A. Collection, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.
 

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