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Borders, Rights, and Resistance Roundtable

Guest Speakers, Domingues, Espinoza, Kiswani, Noyola, Pang, Tactaquin, Strierl
When Nov 13, 2015
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center
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The Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies presents

a roundtable on

Borders, Rights, and Resistance

Friday November 1312-2 pm

Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center

How is the border a human rights issue?

What does solidarity related to borders and border violence look like?

How can we link struggles against border policing across racial, national, regional, and continental boundaries?




Ricardo Dominguez, Associate Professor, Visual Arts, UC San Diego; b.a.n.g. Lab and Electronic Disturbance Theater


Alejandro Espinoza, AB 540 Center, S.P.E.A.K., UCD


Lara Kiswani, Executive Director, Arab Resources and Organizing Center, San Francisco


Isa Noyola, Transgender Law Center, Oakland


Hong Mei Pang, ASPIRE: Pan-Asian undocumented immigrant led group, San Francisco:


Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Oakland


Maurice Stierl, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Comparative Border Studies, UCD.


Co-sponsored with Middle East/South Asia Studies

The presentations will be followed by Q&A and discussion with the audience. 

Refreshments will be served.

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