Guest Speakers

The 56th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Lecture Series Flyer


Day One - Wednesday, April 20, 2022

5:30 - 6:30 p.m., VIRTUAL via ZOOM

Ethan Blue

Deportation, im/mobility, and settler carceral infrastructures across and beyond the North American West
Ethan Blue
University of Western Australia

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Day Two - Thursday, April 21, 2022

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., UTA University Center, Bluebonnet Ballroom


Christina Villarreal

Imperial Liabilities: Fugitivity and Sanctuary in the Colonial Sister Cities of the Texas-Louisiana Borderland
Christina Villarreal
UT-El Paso / Fellow, Clements Center @ SMU




Sarah Keyes

Creating the Post along the Overland Trail: How Emigrants Kept in Touch and Natives Kept Control
Dr. Sarah Keyes
University of Nevada, Reno




Cristina Salinas

Overflowing Jails and Detention Houses: The Problem of Immigrant Incarceration in South Texas, 1929-1930
Dr. Cristina Salinas
University of Texas at Arlington




Aimee Villarreal

Sanctuary Beyond Enclosures: Migration, Asylum, and Exile in the US­Mexico Borderlands
Dr. Aimee Villarreal
Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio