The Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies
a roundtable on
Borders, Rights, and Resistance
Friday November 13, 12-2 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 Visiting Assistant Professor Fellow, Comparative Border Studies, UCD.
Cosponsored with Middle East/South Asia Studies
The presentations will be followed by Q&A and discussion with the audience.
Refreshments will be served.
For more information, please contact: smaira.
Omar Abdullah Cultural Studies Grad Group
University of California, Davis