The Barrio, The Book and The Border: Violence and the Pedagogies of Resistance in Borderlands Studies

US-Mexico border near San Diego

School of Transborder Studies 2016 Wells Fargo Transborder Distinguished Lecture Series 
A public lecture by Cynthia Bejarano

Bejarano is Regents’ Professor in the Interdisciplinary and Women’s Studies Department at New Mexico State University, where she received her bachelor's and master's degrees. She received her doctorate in justice studies from Arizona State University. Her research focuses on border violence, youth cultures, immigration and migration issues, and gender-based violence at the U.S.-Mexico border. She has published several articles and books including "Que Onda?", "Urban Youth Cultures and Border Identity" and the co-edited volume "Terrorizing Women: A Cartography of Feminicide in the Américas." She is a dedicated community activist and teacher. Bejarano has served as judge for the Tribunal Permanente de los Pueblos in México and was co-founder of Amigos de las Mujeres de Juárez. For her dedication in and outside of the classroom she received the Donald C. Roush Excellence in Teaching Award in 2008. For her collective efforts in teaching, research, and service, she received the 2010 Annual Governors Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women, the Stan Fulton College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Chair in 2010, and the Critical Educators in Social Justice (CESJ) Special Interest Group’s Community Advocacy Award in 2011 from the American Educational Research Association

Irma Arboleda
School of Transborder Studies
Memorial Union, Gold Room 207, Tempe campus