Monthly Archives: November 2011

Native American Heritage Month Event at Miramar College: Trail of Tears

Native American Heritage Month Event
Trail of Tears
As presented in the documentary

“How the West was Lost”

Introduction and
discussion to follow film
by O. Pierre Romero

November 10th
1:00pm-2:30pm
SD Miramar College ~ Room:B-305

Please consider extra credit to encourage student attendance.

Coordinated by:
San Diego Miramar College Diversity and International Education Committee

2nd Binational Conference on Border Issues / 2a. Conferencia binacional sobre asuntos fronterizos

(Versión en español: favor de ver abajo)

2nd Binational Conference on Border Issues
San Diego City College
December 1, 2011
9 am – 3 pm, Room D 121A

Politics of Violence:
Militarization, Incarceration and Globalization in the U.S.-Mexico Border Area

Keynote Speaker: Anabel Hernandez, Mexico City
Author of Los Señores del Narco (The Drug Lords)

The U.S./Mexico border has become increasingly important and relevant to communities living and interacting with one another on both sides of this international boundary. Impacts and perceptions of the border region are the subject of many contemporary research projects, advocacy and activism. Presentations in this conference will explore the impact of the border on populations living both in the U.S. and Mexico. They will also discuss how border communities perceive and respond to these impacts from various perspectives through current research, activism, advocacy and life experience. Continue reading