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Panel | The Mexican Revolution on the U.S. Border

When:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where:
Flowers Hall Room 230
Description:

Dr. Paul Hart, associate director of the Center for International Studies at Texas State, serves as moderator for a special panel exploring the impact of the Mexican Revolution on U.S. immigrant and ethnic communities in the Southwest. Dr. Andrew Urban explores the plight of Chinese immigrants who worked for Gen. John Pershing’s Punitive Expedition, and Dr. Raúl Ramos examines the roles played by Americans of Mexican heritage in the civil war in their ancestral homeland.

Dr. Andrew Urban | Servants and Refugees: The 1916-17 Punitive Expedition and its Labor Histories
Exploration of the history of the "Columbus refugees," a group of 524 Chinese men whom immigration officials granted entry into the United States from Mexico in February 1917. Dr. Urban is an assistant professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Dr. Raúl Ramos | Fighting the Mexican Revolution from the American Side of the Border: Mexican Americans Enter the Fray
Analysis of Mexican American participation in the war effort as a form of American political participation. Dr. Ramos is an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Houston.

Cost:
Free
See:
http://www.txstate.edu/cssw/news-events/events/mex-rev.html
Sponsor:
Contact:
Tammy Gonzales
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Panel | The Mexican Revolution on the U.S. Border