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ABS - Association For Borderland Studies

06
Apr
2024

ABS-30 Governing integration: asylum seekers and political strategies

04-06-2024 9:45 AM -11:15 AM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Cecili Chadwick

 

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Populism and Education: A Comparative Analysis of Education Strategies in Canada and the United States
   - Ibrahim Berrada, Northern Arizona University
   - Paul Coleman, Arizona State University

Interorganizational governance of asylum seekers: Between human rights activism and political backlash
   - Maria Veronica Elias, The University of Texas at San Antonio
   - Bertha A. Bermúdez Tapia, New Mexico State University

Learning amidst Liminality: Access to School for Children Seeking Asylum on the Borderlands of the US and Europe
   - Victoria Jones, Teachers College Columbia University

Let's talk frankly about refugee’s post conflict integration: peoples and policies
   - Ayar Ata, London South Bank University

06
Apr
2024

ABS-31 Governance and Infrastructure on the US-Mexico Border: Narratives, Models and Agreements

04-06-2024 9:45 AM -11:15 AM
Mesquite

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Donna Lybecker

 

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Models of water resource management in binational watersheds
   - Christopher Brown, New Mexico State University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
   - Irasema Coronado, ASU School of Transborder Studies
   - Paul Ganster, San Diego State University
   - Francisco Lara, ASU School of Transborder Studies
   - Steve Mumme, Colorado State University

Crafting Binational Groundwater Agreements:  Preconditions for Progress Along the Mexico-U.S. Boundary
   - Steve Mumme, Colorado State University

AI, future decision makers and narratives concerning the governance of water at the US Mexico border
   - Donna Lybecker, Idaho State University
   - Mark K. McBeth, Idaho State University
   - Misty Prigent, Springfield College

The Border Wall and the Border Monuments - Physical Changes to the Border
   - Mark Howe, Ph.D., Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, New Mexico State University

06
Apr
2024

ABS-32 Border security practices (1): violence and militarization

04-06-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Directors

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Todd Hataley

 

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The Violence of US Border Externalization: Critical Insights on the Realities of Border Regimes
   - Carla Angulo-Pasel, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Shadowed by the wall: Securitization Practices in the US-Mexico Borderlands
   - Mathilde Bourgeon, Université du Québec à Montréal

The "New Border Enforcement Action" effects in El Paso, Tx. - Juarez, Chihuahua Borderland
   - Isaac Garza, Northern Arizona University

Trumpism and Texas: The political spectacle of buoys, barbed-wire, border securocracy and Abbott’s abuses of national immigration policy
   - Terence M Garrett, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

06
Apr
2024

ABS-33 Roundtable - Towards a new agenda for border wall studies

04-06-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Élisabeth Vallet

 

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Towards a new agenda for border wall studies
   - Elisabeth Vallet, CMR Saint-Jean and UQAM
   - Irasema Coronado, Arizona State University
   - Christina Leza, Colorado College
   - Brian Elmore, Texas Tech University
   - James Scott, University of Eastern Finland
   - Jussi Laine, University of Eastern Finland
   - Kenneth Madsen, Ohio State University

06
Apr
2024

ABS-34 Framing borders in literature, art and movies (1)

04-06-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Mesquite

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Prince Tomar

 

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Spatiotemporal Borders in Victoria Thompson’s Memoir Losing Alexandria
   - Jopi Nyman, University of Eastern Finland

Border research in literary and cultural studies
   - Louise Harrington, University of Alberta

Moving Towards a Global Comparative Borderlands Literary Studies: Feminist Narratives of Decolonial Praxis, and New Female Resistances on Borderlands
   - Farhana Islam, Doctoral Candidate (ABD), Department of English, The University at Albany, SUNY

06
Apr
2024

ABS-35 Border security practices (2): actors and logics

04-06-2024 1:00 PM -2:30 PM
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Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Carla Angulo-Pasel

 

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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

Comparing The Role Of Indigenous Populations In Canadian Border Security
   - Todd Hataley, Fleming College

Border Dispute Resolution by Third Parties
   - Halina Sapeha, Borders in Globalization (BiG) Lab, University of Victoria

The Impact of the polycrisis on the role of the state and the nature of borders
   - Shlomo Hasson, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

06
Apr
2024

ABS-36 Workshop - Cities Bridging the U.S.-Mexico Divide

04-06-2024 1:00 PM -2:30 PM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Steve Mumme and David Molina

 

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Border Economies:  Cities Bridging the U.S.-Mexico Divide
   - James Gerber, San Diego State University, Emeritus

06
Apr
2024

ABS-37 Framing borders in literature, art and movies (2)

04-06-2024 1:00 PM -2:30 PM
Mesquite

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Jopi Nyman

 

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Los lobos (2019): Percepciones, Tensiones y Conflictos Inmigrantes
   - Dr. Miriam Romero, N/A

From Leisure to Inquiry: How poetics can contribute to border studies
   - Prince Tomar, Tallinn University

Narrating Ecobordering and Bordered Abilities in Selected Niger Delta Novels
   - Mary J. N. Okolie, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
   - Kevin A. Amoke, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

06
Apr
2024

ABS-38 Border security practices (3): methods and patterns

04-06-2024 2:45 PM -4:15 PM
Directors

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Sylvia Gonzalez-Gorman

 

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(In)movilidades en zonas fronterizas: el caso del Tapón del Darién
   - Daniela Bea, Université du Québec à Montréal

Patterns of Border Disputes Amongst OSCE Countries
   - Halina Sapeha, Borders in Globalization (BiG) Lab, University of Victoria

Fossilized place names and boundaries - Toponymic inscribing and line drawing on historical maps in the Korean DMZ
   - Sungmin Jang, Florida State University

Examining Borders as a Group: How Effective are Border Sets in Controlling (Im)migration?
   - Sylvia Gonzalez-Gorman, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

06
Apr
2024

ABS-39 Work, capitalism, and border configuration

04-06-2024 2:45 PM -4:15 PM
Live Oak

Coordinator: Anna Casaglia
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Affiliation: University of Trento

 

Chairperson: Anna Casaglia

 

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Multidimensional Borderlands: The Impacts of Municipal Boundary-Making and Climate Change on California Women Farmworkers
   - Evelyn Pruneda, California State University, Chico

How can the Basic Income Truly Act as a Trigger for Self-Organising a New Resilient System of Migration?
   - Mu-Jeong Kho, University College London

A borderland analytic: Thinking uneven development from the U.S.-Mexico borderlands
   - Nina Ebner, El Colegio de Mexico