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.

 

Fall 2021 Fronteridades Lecture Series Events

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

Join us for our next Fronteridades Lecture Series where 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 will speak on her work which elaborates on how the borderlands have inspired, encouraged, and impacted her personal and academic life.

She will reflect 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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