Forgotten Frontera 2023 Accomplishments

Spring 2023


Courses Taught 

 HIST 4392/5392 / SPAN 4392: "Braceros: Beyond Labor and Language"

Course Materials

Migrant Labor Student Sites:

  1. Interview with Domitila Pesina
  2. Bracero Program Overview
  3. Interview with Fernando Corrales
  4. Interview with Belen D. Cordero

Summer 2023


Fall 2023


Courses Taught

 SPAN 4392: "Contemporary Immigration Narratives"

HIST 3366: "North American Borderlands History"

Course Materials

Voces de inmigrantes: Life After Moving to the Panhandle

Books for North American Borderlands History

  1. Pekka Hämäläinen and Benjamin H. Johnson, Major Problems in the History of North American Borderlands
  2. Ryan Hall, Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands 
  3. Andrew Offenburger, Frontiers in the Gilded Age: Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1880-1917
  4. Julie M. Weise, Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910 
  5. Adam Goodman, Deportation Machine: America’s Long History of Expelling Immigrants

Books for Contemporary Immigration Narratives

Zamora, Javier. Solito: A memoir.


Wednesday, Sept. 20: Community Conversation at Innovation Outpost with Dr. Valerie Martinez, Irma Ornelas, and Dr. Timothy Bowman


Thursday, Sept. 21:    Lecture at the FAC Recital Hall by Dr. Valerie Martinez