Tag Archives: Migration Matters

Experts link murdered women and environmental ruin at the border

The ongoing murders of countless women at the U.S.-Mexico border, along with devastating environmental damage inflicted by factories, are the subject of “Ecocide and Femicide on the Border: Ecofeminism and the Maquiladora Murders.” The event will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April … Continue reading

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Series explores ‘the concept of home’ with El Norte screening April 4

SMU’s 2012 “Migration Matters” series continues Wednesday, April 4, with a film classic that raises important issues concerning U.S. immigration. A screening of El Norte, featuring commentary by SMU Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Caroline Brettell, is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. in SMU’s … Continue reading

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‘Migration Matters’ takes on elections, law & language March 29

SMU’s “Migration Matters” series continues Thursday, March 29, 2012, with its fourth event – a panel discussion of “Elections, the Law and Languages at the Border.” The discussion, free and open to the public, takes place 5:30-7:30 p.m. in McCord Auditorium, … Continue reading

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‘Migration Matters’ series continues with ‘Border Myths’ Feb. 22

Is there a real threat of Islamic terrorists crossing into the United States from Mexico? Is the Mexican justice system doing everything it can to curb drug cartel violence? And is America enabling U.S.-Mexico border problems by providing too many … Continue reading

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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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