2012-2013 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies

2012-2013 Seminars

Friday, November 2, 2012
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar
Margie Brown-Coronel, Independent Scholar; Deborah Cohen, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Lessie Frazier, Indiana University; and Rebecca Schreiber, University of New Mexico

“Claiming Californio Memories: The Politics of Cultural Legacies in Southern California”
Margie Brown-Coronel, Independent Scholar
Creole California, the Market-State, and Homophobically Queered Citizenship in The Mask of Zorro
Deborah Cohen, University of Missouri-St. Louis and Lessie Frazier, Indiana University
“Visible Frictions: Documentary and Self-Representation...

Friday, December 7, 2012
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar
Carla Mendiola, Southern Methodist University and Brenden Rensink, University of Nebraska Kearney

“From Border Crossers to Borderlanders: Using Census Records to Understand and Compare the Development of Mixed Culture Communities Along the Texas-Mexico and Maine-Canada Borders, 1880-1930”
Carla Mendiola, Southern Methodist University
“The Indigenous Immigrant: Comparing Native Immigration from Canada and Mexico in the U.S. Borderlands”
Brenden Rensink, University of...

Friday, January 25, 2013
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar
Mike Amezcua, Northwestern University and Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, University of New Mexico

“Out in the Cold: Urban Radicals, Deportations, and the Mexican Great Migration in Early Cold War Chicago”
Mike Amezcua, Northwestern University
“Latino Landscapes in Chicago: Transnational History, Architecture, and the Origins of a New Urban America”
Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, University of New Mexico
Commentator: Ralph Cintron, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, February 15, 2013
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar
Lee Bebout, Arizona State University and John McKiernan-Gonzalez, University of Texas at Austin

“Chicana/o Studies and the Whiteness Problem or Towards a Mapping of Whiteness on the Border”
Lee Bebout, Arizona State University
“Working Conditions: Latino doctors, Medical Authority, and Civil Rights in Texas, 1900-1963”
John McKiernan-Gonzalez, University of Texas at Austin
Commentator: Benjamin Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Friday, March 15, 2013
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar
Cecilia Marquez, University of Virginia and Margaret Power, Illinois Institute of Technology

“Black, White, and Tan: The Expulsion of Mexicans from SNCC and the Formation of a Black Third World Left”
Cecilia Marquez, University of Virginia
“Puerto Rican Nationalism, the Communist Party, and the U.S. Government during the Cold War: The Challenges of ‘Domestic’ Decolonization”
Margaret Power, Illinois Institute of Technology
Commentator: Shana...

Saturday, April 27, 2013
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar
Borderlands and Latino Studies Saturday Mini-Conference

Panel 1

“Cucapá Families, Intermarriages, and Migration in the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands”
Verónica Castillo-Muñoz, University Of California, Santa Barbara