2013-2014 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies | Newberry

2013-2014 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies

2013-2014 Seminars

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, 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, 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”
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, 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
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