Dr. Francisca James Hernández's Talk on Comparative Borderscapes: Ethnographic Musings on the U.S.-Mexico and Mexico-Guatemala Frontiers November 20th; Student Union: San Pedro Room; 12 Noon

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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 12:00

Dr. Francisca James Hernández's Talk on Comparative Borderscapes: Ethnographic Musings on the U.S.-Mexico and Mexico-Guatemala Frontiers

November 20th

Student Union: San Pedro Room

12 Noon

Free

In this talk Prof. Hernandez draws on her long term research at the El-Paso- Juarez border and more recently at the Southern Mexico borderlands of Chiapas. Though case studies of a women’s advocacy organization, a coffee cooperative and a migrant shelter she examines what strategies ordinary people use to deal with changing border political economies.

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