Treacherous Terrain: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Border with Dr. Mary E. Mendoza

The U.S.-Mexico border is a controversial place that has changed dramatically over the past century. Once an open range, the border has transformed into a place made up of fences, roads, checkpoints, and other infrastructure meant to curb unsanctioned migration across the international boundary line. This talk discussed how and why the border has changed over time, as well as how both human migration and the natural environment have played a critical role in that process.

September 28th, 2017 at 7-8pm