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Saturday, April 13 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories From the Mexican Border - Conversation 1055 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Discussions about immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border require nuance and a willingness to listen to varying points of view. These writers explore these issues in beautifully crafted books, exploring the people whose lives are affected as politics are debated.

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Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Molly Hennessy-Fiske has been a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2006. She won a 2018 APME International Perspective Award; 2015 Overseas Press Club award; 2014 Dart Award from Columbia University; and was a finalist for the Livingston Awards and Casey Medal. She completed... Read More →

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Gary Coronado

Gary Coronado has been a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times since 2016. He is a 2007 Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature photography for images of Central Americans risking life and limb as they jump aboard the trains from southern Mexico bound for the United States. Also... Read More →
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Aaron Bobrow-Strain

Aaron Bobrow-Strain is a professor of politics at Whitman College, where he teaches courses dealing with food, immigration, and the U.S.-Mexico border. His writing has appeared in Believer, The Chronicle of Higher Education Review, Salon, and Gastronomica. He is the author of "White... Read More →
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Francisco Cantú

Francisco Cantu served as an agent for the United States Border Patrol from 2008 to 2012, working in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. A former Fulbright fellow, he is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a 2017 Whiting Award. His writing and translations have been featured... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Signing Area 3

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