Latina/o/x Migration

October 25, 2019; MERGE (Downtown Iowa City)

In this one-day symposium — part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” — three invited speakers will explore questions related to migration and national belonging. Each speaker will deliver a plenary address, which will be followed by Q&A.

9:00-9:30 Coffee and pastries
9:30-9:45 Welcoming remarks
9:45-11:00 Maura Toro-Morn
  “Latinx Migrations in the Heartland: Genealogies of Belonging and Transformation”
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:30 Karma R. Chávez
12:30-1:45 Lunch on your own
1:45-3:00 Fidencio Fifield-Perez



Roundtable Discussion with Chávez, Fifield-Perez, & Toro-Morn

This event will be held at MERGE in downtown Iowa City (136 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240). Merge is connected to the Iowa City Public Library, which is conveniently located in downtown Iowa City with nearby parking and bus stops. Please visit the ICPL’s site for more information about how to get there.