A Discussion on the US Immigration Crisis

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

Time: 1:00pm

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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.

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