The Sixth Biennial Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference: Beyond Marginality: Race, Ethnicity, and Memory

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Friday, April 6, 2018 - 03:30 to Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 12:00

SCHEDULE

Friday, April 6th
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3:30-4:30 – Meet & Greet/Refreshments
4:30 – Introductions and Welcoming Comments
4:30-5:30 – Keynote Address by Stuart Smith, Professor of Anthropology and the University of California, Santa Barbara
5:30-7:00 – ReceptionSaturday, April 7th
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9-10 – Coffee Hour
10-11:20 – Panel: Memory Through Literature
“Ghosts with No Sites: Postcolonial Memory Fragmentation in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee” – Angie Sijun Lou, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Mañana no te presents by Marta Orrantia (2016) and La perra by Pilar Quintana (2017) Urban/rural violence in Colombia: obliteration, frontiers and broken memories ‘” – Angela Rodriguez Moreno, Washington University in St. Louis
“Memory in Latin American Narative” – Karla Calvino, University of Havana, Cuba; Sorbonne University, France
11:30-12:50 – Panel: A Crisis of Categories
“Cognition and Conversion in Alta California: Investigating the Spanish Missionary Boscana’s Perspective on the Chinigchinich Religion” – Elisabeth Rareshide, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Achilles’ Revenge: The Construction of Foreign Femininity in Philostratus’ Heroikos” – Christ Bingley, University of California, Los Angeles
“When I Left, I Felt Like I Betrayed Them: Working-Class Latinas Navigate the Implications of a College Education” – Michelle Parra, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Shared Sacred Space, Saints, and Objects in the Byzantine Mediterranean” – David Williams Royal Holloway University of London

2:30-4:10 – Panel: Working With Categories: Labor and Race
“Race, Slavery, and the Origins of White Supremacy in the XIX Century Causasus—A Global Perspective” – Sergey Saluschev, History, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Remnants of Free Labor Ideology: Immigrant Exclusions and the Contract System in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1900-1919” – Erik Bernardino, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Stilicho’s Racial Ambiguity as a Means of Conciliation in Claudian’s Carmina Maiora” – Samue Stubblefield, University of California, Berkeley

4:20-5:40 – Panel: New Experiences, New Media
“Second Generation Immigrant Writers and Rappers in Italy from 1990 to Today: Rebellion to the Processes of ‘Depersonalization’ and a Birth of a Hybrid Culture” – Francesco Rizzo, Sorbonne University, Università degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza
– Crystal Kwok, University of Hawaii
“Memories of (trans)frontering in contemporary cinema: Alejandro González Iñárritu facing the complex constructionsof ethnicization of human relations in Babel, Biutiful and The Revena” – Laura Grifol-Isely, Sorbonne University

Sunday, April 8th
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10-11:20 – Panel: Migration and Status
“Mapping the Moving Border: Mbya-Guaraní Migration during the War of the Triple Alliance” – Marie Tolan, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Producing ‘Legal Citizenship’: Youth in Mixed-Status Families” – Karina Ruiz, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Extranjeros Perniciosos: Localism, Foreigner Expulsion, and the Federal Turn in Mexico’s Deportation Regime, 1928-1938” – Aaron Aruck, University of California, Santa Cruz
11:30-12 – Closing Comments

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