Alicia Schmidt Camacho: Major Chicana Feminist Scholar to Speak

Friday, November 30, 2012 at 1:00pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 258 232 East Ave, Central Campus

This talk explores migrant rights in the context of national security concerns.

Professor Schmidt Camacho's award-winning scholarship concerns the femicide in Ciudad Juárez, transnational migration, border governance, and social movements in the Americas. She is the author of Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the Mexico–U.S. Borderlands (NYU Press, 2008), and is currently at work on a second book project entitled, The Carceral Border: Social Violence and Governmentality on the Frontiers of Our America. She serves on the board of Junta for Progressive Action, a community agency serving the Latina/o community of Fair Haven, and is a contributor to local and transnational projects for immigrant and human rights.

This talk is part of the American Studies Program Brown Bag Series.

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Latino Studies Program

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cascal, LSPCAL, Latino Studies, Chicana

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mfd1@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Marti Dense

Contact Phone

607-255-3197

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Alicia Schmidt Camacho

Speaker Affiliation

Yale University, American Studies

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