Tag Archives: Luis Alberto Urrea

Luís Urrea kicks off SMU’s 2012 “Migration Matters” series Jan. 26

Luís Alberto Urrea – author of The Hummingbird’s Daughter, Queen of America and the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Devil’s Highway – returns to the Hilltop Jan. 26, 2012, to speak in a new SMU discussion series. “Migration Matters: An Interdisciplinary Program on Immigration at … Continue reading

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Author Luís Urrea talks about life and death on the border

Luís Alberto Urrea told a standing-room crowd of SMU community members, “Americans have to remember that we are a family first, and we if talk to each other instead of yell at each other, we come to solutions.” The author … Continue reading

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Tune In: Discussing border issues on KERA

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Calendar Highlights: Aug. 29, 2008

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Common Reading 2008: Life and death on the border

In May 2001, 26 Mexican men searching for work in America risked an illegal border crossing in Arizona’s brutal Sonoran Desert. Only 12 survived. Their stories – and those of the people who aided, pursued or betrayed them – are … Continue reading

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