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The Festival of Ideas Global Institute presented Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers: Expansive Thinking and Global Solutions on February 3, 2017. This day-long thought-provoking event was a forum for scholars and students alike to examine the impact immigration has on people, ideas, and actions in the US.
The dynamic line-up of speakers generated lively discussion and expanded the audience’s perspectives about the ripple effects of immigration.
To find out more about Borders, Boundaries and Barriers, read the press release.
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Watch UTA News en Espanol coverage of Borders, Boundaries and Barriers:
The entire program was recorded live and can be viewed by segment.
Controlling Immigration: Current Debates in Historical Perspective
Moderator: Kenyon Zimmer (UTA)
From Reform to Abolition: Activist Perspectives on Immigration Control
Moderator: Joshua Hatton (Texas State Employees Union - CWA Local 6186)
Troupers: A Vaudeville Musical
UTA Theatre Arts
Digital Photo Exhibit - The Modern Frontier
Dominic Bracco (National Geographic Photographer)
Forensic Identification of Deceased International Migrants at the US/Mexico Border
Lori Baker (Baylor University)
This forum was part of the Festival of Ideas Research Institute sponsored by UTA alumnus Mustaque Ahmed and the College of Liberal Arts.
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