FronteriForum: Archiving, Art and Advocacy for Migrant Justice (Virtual)

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1 p.m., June 29, 2023


The University of Arizona Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry and University Libraries Special Collections present a virtual roundtable with artists, human rights advocates, and archivists who are building cultural and political power in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. The roundtable is the first in a series meant to reclaim the border narrative, advance migrant justice, and address gaps in the historical record.

This collaboration is funded by a $1.18 million grant from the Ford Foundation.



Daniel Hernández, Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, Florence, Arizona
Alejandra Aragón, artist, Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
M. Jenea Sanchez, Border Arts Corridor, Douglas, Arizona and Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico
Evan Apodaca, artist, San Diego, California
Gabriela A. Treviño, Rio Grande International Study Center, Laredo, Texas

Moderator: Dr. Anita Huizar-Hernández, Associate Professor, School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University 

Related news
Reclaiming the Border Narrative awarded $1.18 million grant (10/24/22)

About the Confluencenter
The Confluencenter, a research center under the Research, Innovation & Impact, is a campus unit dedicated to providing the tools and resources necessary for advancing the University of Arizona's research goals. Established in 2010 as a means of cultivating cross-disciplinary collaboration, the Confluencenter is committed to sponsoring interdisciplinary projects that address complex issues in the arts, humanities and social sciences.


Angela Martinez