Events

Panel: “Migrant Labor in the Panhandle: Mexicans and Mexican-Americans at the Hereford Migrant Labor Camp,” West Texas A&M University

“Unearthing the Folklore and History of Quitaque’s Pastor Community and Sostenes Archeveque,” Canyonlands Archaeological Society, Comanchero Canyons Museum, Quitaque, Texas, August 17, 2019.

“Mexicans in the Making of the Modern Southern Plains,” Labor and Working-Class History Association Conference, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, June 1, 2019.

“Mexican Crossings on the Plains’ Ethnic and National Borders,” Biennial Global Borders and Borderlands Symposium, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, April 20, 2019

“Colonialism and Historical Memory on the Southern Plains,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 23, 2019.

“Deep in the Plains Rural Archives: Excavating the Forgotten and Hidden Mexican American Past,” Annual Meeting of the Texas State Historical Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, February 28, 2019

“Exhibiting the Chicana/o Civil Rights Movement Without Walls: A Case for Joining Digital and Public History,” Dynamic Digital Methods for Integrating Local History into Public History Institutions and the K-16 Classroom Workshop, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, October 21, 2018

“Conservative Activism in the Construction of the Plains’ Pioneer Folklore,” Annual Conference of the Western History Association, San Antonio, Texas, October 20, 2018

“Mexicans and the Plains Economy Across Time: Ciboleros, Comancheros, Pastores, Cowhands, Ranchers, Freighters, and Railroad Workers,” Western History History Collections, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, August 10, 2018

El Llano Profundo: Unearthing the Plains’ Chicana/o History Out of Historical Forgeries and Legends,” Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Sacramento, California, April 12, 2018

Lecture: “Exhibiting the Chicana/o Civil Rights Movement Without Walls: A Case for
Joining Digital and Public History,”
St. Mary’s University

“The Long-Term Ethnic Mexican Sense of Place on the Llano,” Southern Plains Conference, Center for the Study of the American West and Ogallala Commons, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, February 22, 2018

“Access Decolonized: Chicana/o Activism in the Southern Plains Through Time and Space,” National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Tejas Foco Conference, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin Texas, February 17, 2018

“Political Radicalism and the Forging of Interracial Social Justice Movements,” Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5, 2017

Panel, “Migrant Labor in the Panhandle: Mexicans and Mexican-Americans at the Hereford Migrant Labor Camp,” Center for the Study of the American West, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, September 27, 2017 

“Canyon Landscapes, Cultural Ecology, and Challenging the Southern Plains’ Popular History,” Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch-American Historical Association, California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles, California, August 4, 2017

“Women’s Transnational Response to the North American Free Trade Agreement,” Labor and Working-Class History Association Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, June 23, 2017

“Latina/os in the Making of the Southern Plains,” Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 7, 2017

Panel, “Recapturing Relational Brown and Black Struggles through Oral Histories,” National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Tejas Foco Conference, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, February 24, 2017 

“Reimagining the Southern Plains as an Ethnic Mexican Homeland,” Annual Conference of the Western History Association, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 22, 2016

“Quisieron enterrarnos pero no sabían que eramos semilla; The Silencing of Chicana/o History and Textual Imperialism on the Plains,” National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Conference, Denver, Colorado, April 8, 2016