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ABS - Association For Borderland Studies

03
Apr
2024

ABS Board of Directors Meeting (Executive and Board Members only)

04-03-2024 2:00 PM -5:30 PM
Chula Vista Boardroom

Attendees

ABS Board of Directors

03
Apr
2024

WSSA Welcoming Reception

04-03-2024 6:00 PM -7:30 PM
Garden Terrace

All Attendees Invited

 

WSSA Recepción del presidente

 

Se invita a todos los asistentes

04
Apr
2024

ABS-02 Border cities, border life (1)

04-04-2024 9:45 AM -11:15 AM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Sergio Pena, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte

 

The Border Transect
   - Francisco Lara-Valencia, Arizona State University

How cities on the US-Mexico border differ from interior cities
   - James Gerber, San Diego State University, Emeritus

Borderlands Studies over a Margarita, or Two
   - T Mark Montoya, Northern Arizona University

Transborder Identity Development: A Photovoice Constructivist Grounded Theory Study.
   -
Vannessa Falcón Orta, Division of Education, SDSU-Imperial Valley; Borderlands Education Center, University of Arizona 

04
Apr
2024

ABS-03 Women bodies and border experiences

04-04-2024 9:45 AM -11:15 AM
Mesquite

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Mark Mallory, Texas A&M University

 

Family Separation Across the US/Mexico Border: Grass Widows
   - Gabriele Kohpahl, East Los Angeles College

Canada-US transborder travels for reproductive healthcare
   - Andreanne Bissonnette, Western Washington University

¡La policía no me cuida, me cuidan mis amigas! : A Critical Border Studies analysis to the state’s containment strategies against women’s protests in Mexico.
   - Fernanda Soria Cruz, Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. University of Southern California.

04
Apr
2024

ABS-01 Populism and bordering processes

04-04-2024 9:45 AM -11:15 AM
Directors

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Martin van der Velde, Radboud University Nijmegen

 

The Border, Canadian Identity, and the Freedom Convoy of February 2022
   - Randy Widdis, University of Regina

Shifting border logics: How irregular migration across the Canada-US border challenges the state-territory-border tautology
   - Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College of Canada & Queen's University
   - Naomi Frooman, Toronto Metropolitan University

Asylum Seekers, Neo-Racist Populism, and the Argument from Genuine Fears

   - Ibrahim Berrada, Northern Arizona University

04
Apr
2024

ABS-04 More Than Human Approach to the Role of Terrain in Bordering

04-04-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Directors

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: John Buchanan & Karen Dean, Tallinn University

 

More Than Human Look at Internal Bordering: Terrain and Burma’s Dual System of Opium Regulationz
  - John Buchanan, Tallinn University
   - Karin Dean, Tallinn University

Terrain’s Agency in Bordering the Eastern Himalayas
   - Karin Dean, Tallinn University

The place of terrain in border theoretical approaches: between materialism and idealism
   - Xavier Oliveras-Gonzalez, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte

04
Apr
2024

ABS-05 Border cities, border life (2)

04-04-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Francisco Lara-Valencia, Arizona State University

 

Daily spatial mobility in cross-border conurbations: the case of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua and El Paso, Texas (2023)
   - César M. Fuentes, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte

Border Shutdown: Exploring the Interconnected Lives of Ajo, Arizona, and Sonoyta, Sonora through the Lens of the Lukeville Port of Entry Closure
   - Ana Sanchez-Bachman, SUNY Binghamton

From Globalization to Regionalization: Analysis of Texas Cross-Border Goods Movement
   - Daniel Covarrubias, Texas A&M International University

04
Apr
2024

ABS-06 Film Studies on the Border

04-04-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Mesquite

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Linda Belau, University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

 

Reverse Anthropology & Border Noir
   - Ed Cameron, University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

History, Difference, and the Border in John Sayles’ Lone Star
   - Linda Belau, The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

The Permeable Border: Imperialism, the Drug War, and Revolution in Netflix's Narcos
   - David Anshen, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

04
Apr
2024

ABS-07 Roundtable - Rethinking borders, belonging and identity after the Russian invasion of Ukraine

04-04-2024 1:00 PM -2:30 PM
Directors

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Paul Richardson, University of Birmingham

 

Rethinking borders, belonging and identity after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
   - Paul Richardson, University of Birmingham
   - Tatiana Zhurzhenko, The Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS)
   - James Scott, University of Eastern Finland
   - Peter Balogh, Eötvös Loránd University
   - Jussi Laine, University of Eastern Finland

04
Apr
2024

ABS-08 Book Presentation - Frontiers of Empire: Max Sering, Inner Colonization, and the Germany East, 1871-1945

04-04-2024 1:00 PM -2:30 PM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Discussant: Victor Konrad, Carleton University

 

Frontiers of Empire: Max Sering, Inner Colonization, and the Germany East, 1871-1945
   - Robert Nelson, University of Windsor