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Charles Ewing Waterhouse, Jr.: Architect and Renaissance Man For the Borderland–October 26, 2012 Panel

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The Newberry Library Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar, January 25, 2013: Mike Amezcua and Andrew Sandoval-Strausz

Mike Amezcua, Northwestern University and Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, University of New Mexico

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Guest Post: Columbus, NM: A Study in the Creation of a Border Place Myth, 1888-1916

Borderlands History is pleased to host this guest post by Brandon Morgan, based on his dissertation research and a distillation of some of the themes he discussed in his October 11, 2012 lecture at the Center for Latin American and Border Studies at NMSU. Brandon is currently a Full-Time History Instructor at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque. He is also a PhD student in Modern Latin American and American Western History at the University of New Mexico. His dissertation “Columbus, New Mexico, and Palomas, Chihuahua: Transnational Landscapes of Violence, 1888-1930,” considers Mexican revolutionary movements in Palomas and Columbus (including Francisco “Pancho” Villa’s 1916 raid) as well as capitalist redefinition of land tenure and community labor in the region. He argues that these various forms of violence were constructive as well as destructive, serving to forge the racial and social relations of the modern border region. Continue reading

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Interview with Dr. Irene I. Blea

Dr. Irene I. Blea, author and former chair of the Mexican American Studies department at California State University–Los Angeles was interviewed about her writing and the next volume in her novel trilogy which began with Suzanna. Here’s an excerpt. Catch the rest here. Continue reading

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The Newberry Library Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar, November 2, 2012: Margie Brown-Coronel, Deborah Cohen, Lessie Frazier, and Rebecca Schreiber

Margie Brown-Coronel, Independent Scholar; Deborah Cohen, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Lessie Frazier, Indiana University; and Rebecca Schreiber, University of New Mexico

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CFP: West Texas Historical Association Conference, April 5-6, 2013

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The West Texas Historical Association invites you to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the 90th annual meeting of the West Texas Historical Association to be hosted in: 

Wichita Falls, Texas
Midwestern State University campus
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CFP: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting, June 13-15, 2013

From H-Borderlands:

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Dear NAISA Members and Friends,

The 2013 NAISA Annual Meeting will be hosted by Native Studies at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada on June 13-15, 2013. We welcome you to submit your proposal/abstract for consideration in the category of individual paper, panel, roundtable, or film screening. For more information about NAISA, see www.naisa.org. Continue reading

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The Newberry Borderlands and Latino Studies Seminar–December 7, 2012, Brenden Rensink and Carla Mendiola

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Friday, December 7, 2012, 3-5 pm

“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”
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Panel on War and Militarization on the U.S.-Mexico Border, October 18, 2012, Texas Tech University

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The “Teaching Diversity Across the Curriculum: Open Teaching Concept 2012” initiative at Texas Tech University and Angelo State University will host a panel featuring Dr. Arnoldo De León and Dr. John Klingemann both of Angelo State University. De León is editor of War Along the Border: The Mexican Revolution and Tejano Communities, and Klingemann is a contributor to the same. The panel will also feature Dr. Miguel A. Levario of Texas Tech University, author of the recently released Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy to discuss the historical context of today’s “hot topic” issues of immigration, border security, and violence. The panel discussion is free and open to the public. Angelo State University, the Department of History at Texas Tech, the History Graduate Student Organization and the Center for Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center at Texas Tech are sponsoring the event. Continue reading

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CFP: Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference, April 10-13, 2013

Can’t get enough of the Denver Grand Hyatt? You’re in luck!

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