El Proceso de Migración en California

Students in Spanish 232 participated in their final presentations and explored the process of migration in California. The presentation (in Spanish) features a section connecting the work by Jason de Leon with content and context explored in the spring course. Professor Carla Manzoni elaborates: “The class and final presentations: The “Latinx Experiences in the U.S.”Continue reading “El Proceso de Migración en California”

Atrapada by Lesly Ramos

Artist Statement: Lesly Ramos (b. 1997) is an undocumented Mexican artist raised in Chicago. She was brought to the U.S. at the age of 5 months & has not returned. Strongly believing that art is a form of healing from traumatic & systemic oppression, she pursued a B.A. in Studio Arts with a concentration inContinue reading “Atrapada by Lesly Ramos”

A Villainous Nature: The Effect of American Policy on South-Border Immigration

A video with voiceovers of a collection of excerpts from Jason de León’s book The Land of Open Graves. The video shows a typical path traveled by migrants in the Sonoran Desert. They were put together as part of a presentation about the pedagogy of lived theology at the 2019 American Academy of Religion conferenceContinue reading “A Villainous Nature: The Effect of American Policy on South-Border Immigration”