Border Barriers: History and Impact--a multi-part series of Zoom talks

Border Barriers: History and Impact--a multi-part series of Zoom talks

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Join us for a multi-part series of FREE talks about the history and impact of border barriers on people and the environment.
 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
A Wall that Needed to Fall: The Berlin Wall, 1961-1989


Tuesday, September 22, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
Massive Fortification of the U.S. Border: A Modern History


Tuesday, September 29, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
Protecting Tribal Lands and Sacred Places


Tuesday, October 6, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
Biodiversity, Border, and Barrier


Tuesday, October 13, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
A Contested Border: Israel/Palestine


Tuesday, October 20, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
The Invisible Borders of Native Nations



Tuesday, November 10, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
Border Stories: In Corridos and Photographs

Celestino Fernandez, Guillermo Saenz, Michael Hyatt
Co-presented by UA’s Center for Latin American Studies
1 hour presentation plus Q&A.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
4:00 p.m. Arizona time
Border Stories: Fiction Writing

Lawrence J. Taylor, Jorge Argueta, and others
Co-presented by UA’s Center for Latin American Studies
1 hour presentation plus Q&A.


This series is offered in conjunction with the traveling exhibit currently featured at the Arizona State Museum, "A History of Walls: The Borders We Build," and is made possible in part through a grant from Arizona Humanities.

 

Teachers of grades 6-12:
Professional development hours are available for each talk.
An evaluation of each program is required in order to receive a certificate.
Certificates will be emailed in late November.

K-12 Literature on the US-México Borderlands.

 

Photo credits:
Thumbnail: An East German guard and West Berliner meet through a crack in the wall, November 1989. By Sharon Emerson - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0. From the traveling exhibit, "A History of Walls."



 

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