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Past Seminars in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies

Past Seminars

Friday, September 14, 2018
C. J. Alvarez: The Desert Section of the Rio Grande River Border / Annette Rodriguez: U.S. Bounty Lands: Seizing an Hispanic Homeland
Friday, April 20, 2018
David-James Gonzales–From Metropolitan Borderland to Mexican Apartheid: Race, Place, and Labor in Orange County, CA, 1889 to 1930 Natalia Molina–Ethnic Mexicans as Place Makers in Mid-Twentieth-Century Los Angeles
Friday, March 9, 2018
Rebeca Hey-Colon–Anzaldúa y Yemayá: Unraveling the Cultural Threads of Water Tala Khanmalek–Open Wounds: Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands La Frontera and the 1917 Bath Riots
Friday, February 9, 2018
Daniel Morales–Entre Aquí y Allá: The Paths of Migration and Emigration Control in Mexico 1920-1930 Jessica Ordaz–Border Policing, Runaway Detainees, and Labor Exploitation in California’s Imperial Valley, 1945-1949
Friday, November 17, 2017
Juan Herrera–Revolution Interrupted: The Racial Effects of the 1969 Tax Reform Act Nic John Ramos–Displacement without Disavowal: Emergency Medical Systems, Public Health Clinics, and the Management of Working Poverty in Los Angeles County, 1971-1986
Friday, October 20, 2017
Delia Fernandez–Forming Latinidad and Claiming Space in a Midwest City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1940-1975 Max Felker-Kantor–Policing the Internal Border: Enforcing Order and the Criminalization of Immigrants in Los Angeles
Friday, September 22, 2017
Sarah R. Coleman–Iowa, Local Immigration Enforcement and Immigrants’ Rights Angela Garcia–Everyday Anxiety: Devolution, Deportability, and the Police
Friday, May 12, 2017
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Cowboys at the Crossroads: Ethnic Mexican Charros and the Making of Postwar San Antonio, 1946-1970 Laura Barraclough The Beauty of Respect: Mexican American Civil Rights Organizations and Their Beauty Pageants, 1950 to the Present Lori A. Flores
Friday, March 31, 2017
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Crime Politics and Immigration Policymaking: Revisiting the 1996 Law that Transformed the Immigration System” Patrisia Macias-Rojas
Friday, February 24, 2017
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Brown and Down in Hyde Park: Wilfred Santiago’s In My Darkest Hour William Orchard and Continuing the Movement: Moctesuma Esparza’s Activist, Artistic, and Business Enterprises Elda María Román
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Daniel Morales–Entre Aquí y Allá: The Paths of Migration and Emigration Control in Mexico 1920-1930 Jessica Ordaz–Border Policing, Runaway Detainees, and Labor Exploitation in California’s Imperial Valley, 1945-1949
Friday, January 20, 2017
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Coyotaje, Corruption, and Border Enforcement in “Ambos Nogales” in the 1930s Laura D. Gutiérrez and Birth of a Continent: Louis Riel, Juan Cortina, and the Closing of North American Borderlands Benjamin Johnson
Friday, November 4, 2016
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
A Proposed Intercultural and (Neo)Colonial Coalition: Justo Sierra O’Reilly’s Yucatan BorderlandsCara A. Kinnally and “All the Work that Was Seen in California Was the Work of Indians”: Mexican Liberal Thought Among the Californios; 1848-1861 Citlali L. Sosa-Riddell
Friday, September 23, 2016
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Not a Negro”: The Problem of Ethnicity in the 1940s South” Cecilia Márquez and Race, Immigration and Civil Rights: The Role of Interracial Coalitions in Shaping Immigration Policy in the New South Jennifer A. Jones, University of Notre Dame and Hana E. Brown, Wake Forest University ​
Friday, May 20, 2016
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA Sarah Lynn Lopez
Friday, April 15, 2016
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
The Division Street Riots of 1966: Rage and Euphoria in Puerto Rican Chicago Michael Staudenmaier, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign The Nature of Victories: the United Farm Workers’ 1969 Coachella Campaign and its Promise of a New America Christian Paiz, University of Southern California
Friday, February 26, 2016
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Red, White, and Blue and Mexican: Mexican-Americans in Mid-Century Chicago Deborah Kanter, Albion College The Good Neighbor Comes Home: The Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs and the “Spanish-Speaking Minority” Problem in the US Southwest during World War II Natalie Mendoza, University of California at Berkeley
Friday, January 15, 2016
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Narcotics, Family Networks, and State Imposition of Stigma: Policing the Mexican Community in Texas Through Kinship, 1951-1959 ToniAnn D. Treviño University of Michigan, Ann Arbor The Militarizations of the United States-Mexico Border.” C.J. Alvarez,University of Texas at Austin
Friday, December 4, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
The Promises and Perils of Play-off Diplomacy: Lipan Apaches and the Borderlands of the Río Bravo/Grande James Nichols, Queensborough Community College, CUNY Taking Borders Littorally: Maritime Mobility and the Identification of Difference in Nineteenth-Century Cuba.” David Sartorius, University of Maryland
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Borderland and Latino/a Studies Teaching Symposium
Friday, September 18, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“A Spectacle of Bullfights and Contracted Laborers: The Mexican Village at the Atlanta Exposition” Filiberto Chávez, University of Chicago “The Paso Libre Initiative: Resolving the International Bridge Closure Crisis at Laredo, Texas/Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas (1954-1957)” Elaine Pena, George Washington University
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Juliana Barr, University of Florida Jennifer Flores Sternad, New York University Maria Windell, University of Colorado, Boulder Karl Jacoby, Columbia University
Friday, April 10, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“’Juntos En El Nombre De Dios’: Milwaukee’s Mexican Mission Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1924-1929” Sergio González, University of Wisconsin “House of Lords: Latino Radicals, Church Take-Overs, and the Fight for Urban Space, 1968-1972” Felipe Hinojosa, Texas A&M University Respondent: Kevin Schultz, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, February 27, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Growing La Causa: The Representation of Grapes and Grape Workers in The March from Delano to Sacramento (1966)” Jennifer Garcia Peacock, University of Michigan “Defining the Delta: Salt, the State, and the Cold War in the Colorado River Borderlands” David Reid, Rutgers University Respondents: Benjamin Johnson, Loyola University Chicago; Diane Miliotes, The Art Institute of...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture, Desirée A. Martín
Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture, by Desirée A. Martín Respondents: Robert Orsi, Northwestern University; and Chris Tirres, DePaul University
Friday, November 21, 2014
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Gráfico’s Concurso Literario and Latina/o Print Culture’s Forgotten Histories” John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University “Braceros and Noir: Controlling Mexican-American Identity in Literature and Film of the 1940s” Bill Johnson González, DePaul University Respondent: Ricky Rodriguez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Ana Castillo in Conversation with Jason Ruiz
Free and open to the public; no registration required.
In celebration of the publication of the twentieth anniversary edition of Ana Castillo’s Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma, the author will discuss these ground-breaking essays with Jason Ruiz, who researches and teaches about American culture at the University of Notre Dame.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Panel 1: Andrae Marak, Governors State University and Tatiana Seijas, Miami University Panel 2: Rachel Ida Buff, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Israel Pastrana, UC San Diego; and David Romo, University of Texas at El Paso Panel 3: Matthew Furlong, University of Chicago and Monica Munoz Martinez, University of Texas at Austin
Friday, March 7, 2014
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Accents, Bilingualism, and Concept-Staging: The ABCs of Performing Latinidad Through Shakespeare” Carla Della Gatta, Northwestern University “Counterconquest, Blackness, and Andean Hip-Hop as New World Baroque” Karl Swinehart, University of Chicago
Friday, February 7, 2014
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Conflicting Notions of Settlement: Plyler v. Doe and Mexico’s Encuesta Nacional de Emigración, 1977-1982”María E. Balandrán-Castillo, University of Chicago “Containing Threats to the Nation in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico”Lisa Pinley Covert, College of Charleston
Friday, December 6, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Space, Identity and Memory in Queer Chicana/o, Latina/o Los Angeles: Finding Sequins in the Rubble” “ ‘You’re Killing Us!’ Sexuality, Identity, and Ideology in California M.E.Ch.A.” “El Tecolote vs. The Big Mac: The Mission District Does Not Want Fries With That”
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Panel 1: Quentin Story McAndrew, University of Colorado, Boulder; Alberto Varon, Indiana University; and Daniel Webb, University of Chicago Panel 2: Javier Ramirez, Indiana University and Sonia Robles, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Panel 3: Norma Cardenas, Oregon State University; Rachel Valentina González, Indiana University; and Katherine Massoth, University of Iowa
Friday, September 27, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Linking Race and Empire: Railroad Construction as ‘Peaceful Conquest’ in the Borderlands Region”Michael Calderon-Zaks, Independent Scholar
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Panel 1 “Cucapá Families, Intermarriages, and Migration in the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands”Verónica Castillo-Muñoz, University Of California, Santa Barbara
Friday, March 15, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“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 Bernstein, Southwestern...
Friday, February 15, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“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, January 25, 2013
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“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, December 7, 2012
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“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 Nebraska...
Friday, November 2, 2012
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“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 in the U...
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Please note that this session will run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday
Friday, February 17, 2012
“The Pleasures of Exile: Reading the Cuban Nostalgia Fair”Albert Laguna, Columbia College Chicago
Friday, December 9, 2011
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“ ‘I have her beautiful portrait here’: Mexican migrants, images, and devotion to the Virgin of San Juan de los Lagos in the United States, 1890-1960”Christina Heisser, Indiana University
Friday, October 28, 2011
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
“Mexico’s Southern and Northern Borders, a Comparative Approach”Aaron Margolis, University Of Texas At El Paso
Friday, September 23, 2011
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
 “Border Crossings: Smuggling Operations in the Southwest”Gabriella Sanchez, Arizona State University
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Scholl Center Seminar papers are pre-circulated electronically.  For a copy of the paper, e-mail the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.  Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend. Panel One: Politics and Violence
Friday, February 25, 2011
Scholl Center Seminar papers are pre-circulated electronically.  For a copy of the paper, e-mail the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.  Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend. “Mexican American Ethnic Enclaves in Iowa”Omar Valerio-Jiménez, University of Iowa
Friday, January 28, 2011
Scholl Center Seminar papers are pre-circulated electronically.  For a copy of the paper, e-mail the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.  Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend.
Friday, November 12, 2010
Scholl Center Seminar papers are pre-circulated electronically.  For a copy of the paper, e-mail the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.  Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend.
Friday, October 22, 2010
Scholl Center Seminar papers are pre-circulated electronically.  For a copy of the paper, e-mail the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.  Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Scholl Center Seminar papers are pre-circulated electronically.  For a copy of the paper, e-mail the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.  Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
“The Politicization and Politics of Mexican Migrants: Guerrero Hometown Organizations in Chicago”Judith Boruchoff, University of Chicago
Thursday, March 25, 2010
“A Community in Transition: Competing Identities” Nelly Blacker-Hanson, Valparaiso University
Thursday, February 18, 2010
“¿soy emo, y qué? sad kids, punkera dykes and the Latino public sphere”Marissa López, University of California, Los Angeles
Thursday, January 21, 2010
“El tren de la muerte: Youth Border Crossing Narratives”Gabriela Nuñez, University of Louisville
Thursday, November 12, 2009
“ ‘Ours in Blood and Sympathy’: The Great Basin and Pacific Expansionism”Eve Mayer, Harvard University
Thursday, October 8, 2009
“Japanese American Internment and the Mexican Bracero Project at the Crossroads of WWII”Jinah Kim, Northwestern University
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Panel One: Artistic Explorations of the BorderlandsCommentator: Professor John Márquez, Assistant Professor of African American and Latino Studies at Northwestern University
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Panel One: 10:00am–NoonRaza Sí, Migra No”: Herman Baca and the Chicano Movement Debate on Immigration in the California Borderlands Jimmy Patiño, Jr., University of California at San Diego
Saturday, April 26, 2008
(Dis)locating Borderlands: Constructing Latino Cultures in American Spaces Alexandra Mendoza, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities “Motherhood in the Borderland: Adolescent Chicanas in the Decolonial Imaginary”
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Julia Grace Darling Young, University of ChicagoMidwest Mexicans and the Cristero War
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Mexican Immigrants in Interior Spaces: How Twentieth-Century Transnational Movements and Politics Shaped Communities, 1920–2000 Julia Grace Darling Young, University of Chicago “Midwest Mexicans and the Cristero War”
Saturday, April 14, 2007
Unbound Border: Political Violence, Migration, and Community in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands Chair: Marc Rodriguez, University of Notre Dame
Saturday, November 18, 2006
Making a Mexican Metropolis in Chicago: Historical Research and Current Perspectives on Mexican Community Life in Chicago Session 1: Community and Change in Mexican Immigrant Chicago Chair: Juan Mora-Torres, DePaul University