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Event - Contamination Collection Exhibit Opening Event

Contamination Collection Exhibit Opening Event

The BSA presents The McAllen Toxic Plume case collection for the first time in this unveiling event. This collection includes audio-visual recordings, floppy disks and visual aids and maps. Digitization was made possible through the contribution of TSLAC. 

April
10

Time: 1:30 pm
1201 W. University Dr, Edinburg TX, 78539
For more information call 956-665-2909

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

The New World Border

Award-winning author Stephanie Elizondo Griest presents her new book The New World Border. This event was sponsored by UTRGV Library and hosted by the Border Studies Archive. To get a taste of this great presentation go to the BSA's Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/borderstudiesarchive/. To watch the full version, or the interview, visit the Border Studies Archive.

Sept.
14

Time: 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
1201 W. University Dr, Edinburg TX, 78539
For more information call 956-665-2909

Mexican Migration to the United States Picture

Mexican Migration to the United States

Bringing together leading scholars from Mexico and the United States in fields ranging from economics to anthropology, this timely anthology presents empirical research on key immigration policy issues and analyzes the many push-pull facets of Mexico-US migration.

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Oct
26

Time: 11 am - 2 pm
1201 W. University Dr, Edinburg TX, 78539
For more information call 956-665-7808

Border Odyssey Image

Border Odyssey

This compelling chronicle of a journey along the entire U.S.-Mexico border shifts the conversation away from danger and fear to the shared histories and aspirations that bind Mexicans and Americans despite the border walls. Visit the companion website www.borderodyssey.com to access maps, photographs, a film,audio, and more.

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Oct
29

Time: 1 pm - 3 pm
One West University Blvd. Brownsville TX, 78520
For more information call 956-665-7808

Portable Borders Image

Portable Borders

In a first-of-its-kind exploration, Ila Sheren examines the contradictory effects of globalization on the U.S.-Mexico border, as witnessed and processed by contemporary artists.

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Nov
1

Time: 9 am - 12 pm
1201 W. University Dr, Edinburg TX, 78539
For more information call 956-665-7808

The Informal and Underground Economy of the South Texas Border Image

The Informal and Underground Economy of the South Texas Border

This first comprehensive, multidisciplinary, longitudinal study of the “off-the-books” economic systems that fuel the Laredo-to-Brownsville corridor examines the complex repercussions of these legal and illegal forms of border commerce.

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Nov
5

Time: 3 pm - 5 pm
1201 W. University Dr, Edinburg TX, 78539
For more information call 956-665-7808

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero Image

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero

Sixty-six folksongs from Tejano culture.

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Nov
10

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
One West University Blvd. Brownsville TX, 78520
For more information call 956-665-7808

Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border

Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border

This book brings Paredes's scholarly essays to a wider readership.

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Nov
12

Time: 10 am - 12 pm
One West University Blvd. Brownsville TX, 78520
For more information call 956-665-7808