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March 2020

Recorded Talk: Carlos Gil (Humanities Washington) on “Moving to America: From Mexican to Mexican-American”

March 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch this recorded talk on YouTube. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of dead week. As immigration becomes more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of…

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Recorded Talk: Luis Cortes Romero (Immigration Attorney) on “The Case for DACA: The Supreme Court and DACA”

March 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch this recorded talk on YouTube. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of dead week. Last year, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case challenging the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). The Court is now poised to rule on the case this year. Luis Cortes Romero, a…

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Recorded Talk: Richard Pineda (University of Texas, El Paso) on “Border Politics and the Wall”

March 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch this recorded talk on YouTube. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of dead week. In this Foley Institute talk from April 2018, Dr. Richard Pineda, the director of the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication Studies at the University of Texas in El Paso, traces US immigration policy and the…

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May 2020

Recorded Interview with Trevor Noah about “Born a Crime”

May 11, 2020 - July 31, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch the close-captioned, recorded interview (2016, 88 min.) hosted on YouTube. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of summer session. As Trevor Noah's memoir was being published in 2016, he did a long interview about the book with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker at a Washington DC bookstore, Politics and…

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