Crossing Borders Study Day 2013

News & Events

UCC 2520D
28-29 March 2013

Below is the program outline and video content from the Crossing Borders Study Day 2013 event. More video content will be added in the coming weeks as it is processed. Complete session videos are found on this page. Links to individual presentations are also provided for those not wanting to watch an entire session.

Thursday, March 28 5pm, Public Lecture Prof. James McCann (Boston University), "Deposing the Malevolent Border: Malaria and the Blue Nile Basin" (UCC 2520D)

Prof. James McCann (Boston University), "Deposing the Malevolent Border: Malaria and the Blue Nile Basin" from DWLLC TV on Vimeo.

 

Friday, March 29 11am-12:30pm, The Borders of Race? Rethinking Racial Boundaries in Imperial and Transnational Contexts (UCC 2520D)

  • Moderator: Anny Curtius (French & Italian)
  • Noaquia Callahan (History, CB Fellow), “An African American Woman's International Agenda: The Life and Experience of Mary Church Terrell, 1880-1940” [Video]
  • Allison Wells (History), “The “Privileges” of Imperialism: Intermarriages Between American Servicemen and Filipinas, 1898-1912” [Video]
  • Admire Mseba (History), “Racialized Rule, Racialized Land: Colonial Experiences and Historical Narratives of land and Power in Zimbabwe” [Video]
  • Raquel Baker (English, CB Fellow), “Aching Whiteness: Transforming African Postcoloniality in Wizard of the Crow” [Video]

The Borders of Race? Rethinking Racial Boundaries in Imperial and Transnational Contexts from DWLLC TV on Vimeo.

  1:30-3pm, Violence over the Land: Experiences of Territorial Division and Conflict (UCC 2520D)
  • Moderator: Jim Giblin (History)
  • Deborah Taffa (English, Non-fiction Writing), “Against a Divided Land” [Video]
  • Marlino Mubai (History), “Dry Sea: Warfare and Environment in Rural Southern Mozambique, 1976-1992” [Video]
  • Nathaniel Chimhete (History), “Neo-liberal Economic Reforms and the Wanyamongo of Northern Tanzania” [Video]
  • Misha Quill (Anthropology, CB Fellow), “Violences in the Field: Anthropology, Human Rights and Humanitarianism” [Video]

Violence over the Land: Experiences of Territorial Division and Conflict from DWLLC TV on Vimeo.

  3:15-4:45pm, Networked Worlds: Politics, Identity, and Culture in Global Contexts  (UCC 2520D)  
  • Moderator: Meena Khandelwal (Anthropology)
  • Joshua D. Cochran (History), “‘They Didn’t Want the U.S. to Have Political Exiles’: Internationalizing the History of the Amnesty and Repatriation Campaign for American War Resisters, 1970-1977”
  • Laurena Bernabo (Communications, CB Fellow), "Hasta la Vista! The Long Decline of U.S. Media Imperialism in Latin America"
  • Hojin Song (Communications, CB Fellow), “I Bake & Blog Because I'm a Mother: Neoliberal Motherhood in South Korea”
  • Kayla Wheeler (Religious Studies), “Transmitting Islam: How English-speaking Western Muslims are Using YouTube to Share Religion and Culture”