Symposium with artists, activists, and academics.
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Arizona Historical Society, 949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719

Symposium Schedule

8:30-8:45amBreakfast and Registration

8:45-9:00am: Opening Remarks

9:00-9:45am: Situating the Sonoran Border Region within a Broader Regional and Temporal Frame. Lisa Magaña (School of Transborder Studies, Arizona State University)

9:50-10:50am: Artmaking in Times of Crises. In Transit/En tránsito Exhibition Artists. 

Moderator: Ana Cornide (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona)

10:50-11:00am: Coffee and Cookie Break

11:00-12:00pm: Landscapes of Crossing. Paul Turounet (San Diego-Tijuana border region-based artist) and Miguel Fernández de Castro (Sonora-based artist). 

Moderator: Mauricio Rafael Magaña (Mexican American Studies, University of Arizona)

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm: Aesthetic and Corporeal Practices of Resistance in the Borderlands. Kency Cornejo (Art and Art History, University of New Mexico), Adela Licona (English and Institute for LGBT Studies, University of Arizona), Alina Pena (Comunicación, Lengua y Literatura, ITESO), and Michelle Téllez (Mexican American Studies, University of Arizona). 

Moderator: Kaitlin M. Murphy (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona)

2:30-2:40pm: Coffee and Cookie Break

2:40-3:40pm: Delimitations: Remapping the Border. Marcos Ramirez ERRE (Tijuana-based artist) and David Taylor (Art, University of Arizona). 

Moderator: Anita Huizar-Hernández (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona)

3:45-5:00pm: Where Do We Go From Here? Nina Rabin (Law, University of Arizona), Robin Reineke (Colibrí Center and Southwest Center, University of Arizona), and Mike Wilson (Tohono O’odham Nation). 

Moderator: Liz Oglesby (Latin American Studies and Geography, University of Arizona)

6:00-7:30pm Reception at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)