2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies | Newberry

2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in Borderlands and Latino/a Studies

2014-2015 Seminars

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Meet the Author
A Meet the Author Program
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.
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
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, 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, 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
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