Feb. 22. Gene Morales, Ph.D. candidate, History. “Confluence at the Gates: Mexican Americansand Pan Americans at the 1968 HemisFair.”
Mar. 8. Kirsten Nigro, Languages and Linguistics. “The Power of Narrative: Telling Storiesabout Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors.”
Mar. 29. María Vallejo, Ph. D. candidate, History. “Entre Tierra y Honor: Analyzing Land, Gender, and State Policies in the Villas del Norte de Nuevo Santander, 1740s-1790s.”
Apr. 5. Irasema Coronado, Political Science. “Divided Families on the U.S.-Mexico Border.”
Apr. 19. Yoav Di Capua, History, UT-Austin. “The Deep Origins of the Arab Spring.” HerveyLecture.
April 26. Yolanda Leyva and Selfa Chew, History. "Defending Barrio Duranguito: Reflections on Engaged Scholarship."
Vicki Ruiz, Professor of History, Univ. of California at Irvine, “Carmen Takes Charge: Reflections on Cannery Women, Cannery Lives.” Sept. 20, Blumberg Aud., 6:00 PM.
Jeffrey Shepherd, Associate Professor of History, UTEP, “Wendell Chino, the Mescalero Nation, and Indigenous Self-Determination in Post-War America.” Oct. 5, LART 319, 3:00 PM.
Stacey Sowards, Chair and Professor of Communication, UTEP, “Si, Ella Puede: The Rhetorical Legacy of Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers.” (Book Presentation) Oct. 12, LART 319, 3:00 PM.
Yvette Saavedra, Assistant Professor of History, California State Univ. at San Bernardino, “Pasadena Before the Roses: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771-1890 (Book Presentation).” Nov. 2, 3 PM, LART 319.
Daniel Santana, Ph. D. candidate, History, UTEP, "Governing Masculinities in Tarascan-Aztec borderlands: Purépecha Perspectives on the Mexica." Nov. 16, 3 PM, LART 319.
All seminars will begin at 3:00 PM in LART 319. Hope to see you there!
January 26: Prof. Donna Guy, Emeritus, Dept. of History, Ohio State University. “Eva Perón, Myth and Reality.”
February 16: Prof. José de Piérola, Dept. of Creative Writing. “(Re)thinking the Historical Novel.
March 23: Dr. Michael Bess, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Campus Región Centro in Aguascalientes, México. “Routes of Compromise: Building Roads and Shaping the Nation in Mexico.”
April 13: Prof. Joe Ortiz, Dept. of English. "Mapping Virgil in the New World: Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá's Historia de la Nueva México."
April 27: Prof. Beata Halicka, Polish-German Research Institute, University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan, Poland, and Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) Germany. “The Wild West in Europe, 1945-48: Women's and Men's Experiences during the Forced Migration and the Shifting of Borders between Germany and Poland.”
All seminars will begin at 3:00 PM in LART 319. Refreshments will be served, starting at 2:30.
Oct. 6: Miguel Juárez, Ph.D. candidate, “From Concordia to Lincoln Park: An Urban History of Highway Building in El Paso, Texas.”
Oct. 20: Prof. Jonna Perillo, English Department, “From Bad Neighbors to Good? Inter-Americanism and Spanish Instruction in Cold War El Paso Schools."
Nov. 10: Prof. Irasema Coronado, Dept. of Political Science, “Environmental Governance on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Progress and Perils.”
Nov. 17: Prof. Alejandro González Milea, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, “El campo social del constructor en Ciudad Juárez, 1870-1920”/ “The Builder’s Social Field in Ciudad Juárez, 1870-1920.”
Dec. 1: Prof. Michelle Armstrong Partida, History Department, will present her new book, Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions,Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalonia, published by Cornell University Press. We will distribute a short description of the book ahead of time, and she will answer questions about it.
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Department of History
Liberal Arts Building, Room 320
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, Texas 79968