Join Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage’s graduate student research assistant, Sylvia Fernández, and her fellow graduate student, Maira E. Álvarez, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 for a discussion on US immigration policy, family separation, and the collaborative digital project, Torn Apart/Separados. This event is sponsored by our colleagues at the UH Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS).
When: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Where: Agnes Hall 322
Sylvia Fernández: is a Ph.D. Candidate in Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston and a Research Fellow with Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage. Her research interests include U.S. Latina/o Literature with a focus on U.S.-Mexico Border, Women’s, Gender and Sexualities Studies, Archives and Digital Humanities. She is co-creator of Borderlands Archives Cartography.
Maira Álvarez: is a Ph.D. Candidate and currently a Research Assistant for the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston. Her research interests include the study of U.S. Latino, U.S.-Mexico Border, and Latin American Literature as well as Women’s Studies, Latinx Art and Digital Humanities. She is co-creator of Borderlands Archives Cartography.