2012-2013 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies

2012-2013 Seminars

Friday, November 2, 2012
Borderlands and Latino/a 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...

Friday, December 7, 2012
Borderlands and Latino/a 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/a 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/a 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/a 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/a 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