Symposium: Borders, Sovereignty, and Citizenship

The Americas Research Group and the Department of History present a two-day symposium on "Borders, Sovereignty, and Citizenship in the Americas. Co-sponsored by the Department of English, The Filson Historical Society, and Speed Cinema.
When Mar 27, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM
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The Americas Research Group and the Department of History present a two-day symposium on "Borders, Sovereignty, and Citizenship in the Americas. Co-sponsored by the Department of English, The Filson Historical Society, and Speed Cinema.

TUESDAY MARCH 27

(Shumaker Research Building, Room 139, University of Louisville)

12:00 -1:00   Opening remarks and reception

1:00 - 3:00    Panel on Media and Border Crossings in the Americas

  • Hilaria Cruz (Dartmouth College / UofL)
  • Christine Ehrick (UofL)
  • Manuel Medina (UofL)
  • Karl Swinehart (UofL)

3:00 - 4.30    Roundtable on Territoriality, Identity, and Indigeneity

Moderator: Frank Kelderman

  • John P. Bowes (Eastern Kentucky University)
  • Katherine Massoth (UofL)
  • Alexander Olson (Western Kentucky University)
  • Anna Browne Ribeiro (UofL)
  • Jeneen Wiche (UofL)

6:00 - 7:00    Keynote lecture (at The Filson Historical Society)

"An Unsettled Past: Toward an Indigenous History of the American Borderlands” by Dr. Andrew Frank (History, Florida State University)

WEDNESDAY MARCH 28

Chao Auditorium

12:00 - 2:00    Native American and Public History Roundtable

Moderators: Lara Kelland and A. Glenn Crothers

  • Andrew Frank (Florida State University)
  • Marti Chaatsmith (The Ohio State University)
  • Mark Mattes (UofL)
  • Treva Hodges (UofL)

2:00 - 3:00    Coffee Break and Conversation

3:00 - 5:00    Teach-in on Immigration

A conversation with University and community experts on many aspects of the current immigration debate. Students are strongly encouraged to attend. 

5:00 - 6:00    Reception at the Speed Cinema 

6:00 - 9:00    Free film screening of Sueño en otro idioma/I Dream in Another Language (Speed Cinema)

Followed by panel discussion, featuring Dr. Hilaria Cruz (Dartmouth College/UofL) and Dr. Dan Suslak (Indiana University)

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