2009-2010 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies

2009-2010 Seminars

Thursday, October 8, 2009
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar: Jinah Kim, Northwestern University and Amy Sarah Carroll, University of Michigan

“Japanese American Internment and the Mexican Bracero Project at the Crossroads of WWII
Jinah Kim, Northwestern University

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar: Eve Mayer, Harvard University and Kristin Hoganson, University of Illinois

“ ‘Ours in Blood and Sympathy’: The Great Basin and Pacific Expansionism
Eve Mayer, Harvard University

Thursday, January 21, 2010
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar: Gabriela Nuñez, University of Louisville and Ana Elena Puga, Northwestern University

“El tren de la muerte: Youth Border Crossing Narratives
Gabriela Nuñez, University of Louisville

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar: Marissa Lopez, University of California, Los Angeles and Jonathon Rosa, University of Chicago

“¿soy emo, y qué? sad kids, punkera dykes and the Latino public sphere
Marissa López, University of California, Los Angeles

Thursday, March 25, 2010
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar: Nelly Blacker-Hanson, Valparaiso University and Andy Eisen, University of Illinois

“A Community in Transition: Competing Identities
Nelly Blacker-Hanson, Valparaiso University

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar: Judith Boruchoff, University of Chicago and Alejandro Paz, University of Toronto

“The Politicization and Politics of Mexican Migrants: Guerrero Hometown Organizations in Chicago
Judith Boruchoff, University of Chicago