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Wednesday SeminarsUSMEX Fellows Spring 2017 Events

Break up your week with USMEX, when on Wednesdays the center gives the floor to a USMEX Fellow to highlight their respective research while in residence. Learn about a wide range of topics, plus get in on the discussion.

Upcoming Events 

All seminars are at 3:30 in the Deutz Conference Room at the Institute of the Americas unless otherwise noted.

"Shadows at Dawn" Book Talk with Alfredo Corchado
April 26, 2017 | Register
"Shadows at Dawn" is the narrative of a country in a painful, tumultuous economic and political transition that haunts journalist Alfredo Corchado through three decades. It is a passionate and personal tale that begins during the Mexican exodus to the United States in the tumultuous 1980s, with amnesty, and moves into the booming 90s with NAFTA.

“Evaluating the Implementation of Drug Decriminalization in Tijuana, Mexico: Police and Public Health”
USMEX Fellow Jaime Arredondo
May 2, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. | CILAS Cramb Library, Gildred Latin American Studies Building, Institute of the Americas, UC San Diego 

“Examining migration’s effects on environmental and individual health in Mexico”
USMEX Fellow Daniel Ervin
May 3, 2017 

“Indigenous women and sexual violence in Hidalgo and the metropolitan area of Monterrey”
USMEX Fellow Raquel Pacheco
May 10, 2017

“Activists Ten Years Later: Jobs and Feminist Practices in the Institutionalization of Women’s Movements”
USMEX Fellow Yin-Zu Chen
May 16, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. | CILAS Cramb Library, Gildred Latin American Studies Building, Institute of the Americas, UC San Diego 

“'Homes with Value’: Mortgage Finance and Patrimonio in the New Mexican Suburb”
USMEX Fellow Georgia Hartman
May 17, 2017

“Assessing the Ecological Impact of Decentralization in Southern Mexico”
USMEX Fellow Kyle Haines
May 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. | CILAS Cramb Library, Gildred Latin American Studies Building, Institute of the Americas, UC San Diego

“'Quieren tratarnos como algunas especies de empleados y parásitos’: The hidden history of neo-colonial conflict in Banco Nacional de Mexico in Porfirian Mexico, 1881-1911.”
USMEX Fellow Thomas Passananti
May 30, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. | CILAS Cramb Library, Gildred Latin American Studies Building, Institute of the Americas, UC San Diego

“Criminal Government in Latin American Prisons”
USMEX Fellow Gustavo Fondevila
May 31, 2017

“Rendering Citizens Legible: Birth Certificates as a Measure of State Capacity”
USMEX Fellow Imke Harbers
June 6, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. | CILAS Cramb Library, Gildred Latin American Studies Building, Institute of the Americas, UC San Diego

“(Un)Authorized Love: US Immigration Law and the Effects of Institutional (Dis)Approval on Mixed-Citizenship Families”
USMEX Fellow Jane Lily Lopez
June 7, 2017