Fronteridades Lecture Series

The Fronteridades Lectures Series highlights the underrepresented voices of border scholars, artists, and organizers. The series fosters cross-regional dialogue and collaboration and brings together scholars to share ideas in the fields of the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences.

Spring 2022 Fronteridades Lecture Series Events

An evening with Maria Hinojosa: Crossing Borders and Building Futures

UArizona Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry will be hosting speaker Maria Hinojosa as part of the Fronteridades Lecture Series for a lecture open to the public on representation in the media.

In this lecture Hinojosa will be speaking on the need for representation in the media, sharing her personal experience as a reporter who was the first Latina in many newsrooms, and speaking about her recent book Once I Was You.

The Fronteridades Lectures series, supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, highlights the underrepresented voices of border scholars, artists, and organizers. The lecture series fosters cross-regional dialogue and collaboration and brings together scholars to share ideas in the fields of the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences.

Lecture: An Evening with Maria Hinojosa: Crossing Borders and Building Futures

Date: Monday April 18th

Time: Doors open 5:30 PM, Lecture begins at 6:00 PM

Place: Health Sciences Innovation Building

1670 E. Drachman St, Tucson, AZ 85719

Registration: An evening with M

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Meet Maria Hinojosa: Book Signing and Q&A

Date: April 19, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM (MST)

Place: Student Union Memorial Center, Kiva Theater Auditorium 

Registration: Meet Maria Hinojosa: Q&A and Book Signing 

Lecture Series with Dr. Rosanna Reguillo

Date: Wednesday April 6th at 5:30 PM (Arizona time)

 

Dr. Rosanna Reguillo is joining us virtually from ITESO, Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara on April 6th at 5:30 PM, where she will be giving a lecture titled, De la Narcomaquina a la Necromaquina: reflexiones y propuestas.

Learn more about her book, and watch the full lecture here.

Lecture is in Spanish, English translation will be provided.

Fall 2021 Fronteridades Lecture Series Events

Fronteras Fisicas Y Metaforicas: Del Cruce Cotidiano Al Academico with Dr. Maria Socorro Tabuenca

Dr. María Socorro Tabuenca, a Professor of Spanish and former chair of the Department of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Texas, El Paso spoke on her work which elaborates on how the borderlands have inspired, encouraged, and impacted her personal and academic life.

She reflects on how physical and metaphorical borders may define our personal pathways and can have an impact in our lives since childhood through our adulthood.

Lecture presentation will be in Spanish - English translation will be provided

Watch Dr. Maria Socorro Tabuenca's Lecture here

Watch follow-up conversation with Dr. Tabuenca and Dr. Norma Elia Cantu here

Transborder Community Radio, in collaboration with KXCI Community Radio

Dr. Sonia Robles, assistant professor at the University of Delaware and Dr. Monica De La Torre from Arizona State University both joined us for a virtual lecture series where both discussed the history, impact, and experience in community radio on the border.

Social Media: @RoblesSonia2 @doctora_moni

 

University of Arizona’s Fronteridades Lecture Series sponsored by the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

Wednesday, Nov 3rd at 5:30 MST Transborder Community Radio Watch the recording 

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Del Otro Lado: Narratives of (Dis)Placement with Dr. Norma Elia Cantú

Dr. Norma Elia Cantú is joining us from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas where she will discuss and explore the narratives of the many who arrive daily at the border, including her own story. Her lecture includes a braided essay with poetry, history, and folklore intertwined into a coherent metanarrative. 

Email: ncantu@trinity.edu     Social Media: @normaelia

 

University of Arizona’s Fronteridades Lecture Series sponsored by the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

Monday, Sept. 20th 5:30-7PM MST Del Otro Lado: Narratives of (Dis)Placement  Watch the recording 

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