This seminar provides a forum for works-in-progress that explore topics in Latino/a and borderlands studies. We seek proposals from individuals or groups for seminar papers or complete panels that examine the interplay of Latino/a people, communities, and culture in the United States; transnational and comparative borderlands studies; migration studies; Latino/a gender and sexuality; changing urban landscapes as a result of Latino/a settlement; civil rights and social movements; and other related topics.
Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 to 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
The seminar’s co-sponsors are Indiana University’s Latino Studies Program, Northwestern University’s Program in Latina and Latino Studies, The Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University, and the Katz Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago Latin American and Latino Studies Program.
Xóchitl Bada, University of Illinois at Chicago, Adam Goodman, University of Illinois at Chicago, Geraldo Cadava, Northwestern University, and Gema Kloppe-Santamaría, Loyola University Chicago, are the coordinators for the 2020-2021 seminar. To attend, please read our Registration Information.
The Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar Call for Proposals is now open. Please apply here by June 30, 2020.
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We are hopeful that Newberry Scholarly Seminars will be able to convene regularly in both the Fall and the Spring of AY 2020-2021. Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, some seminars may be postponed or held online. Please consult our website regularly for up-to-date information.