University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

The Pain of Migration

Migration takes a physical toll on the body of the migrant, resulting in lasting trauma if not death. At the U.S.-Mexico border near Tucson, a theater of human suffering unfolds every day. In this session, University of Arizona researchers will explore how the pain of border-crossings touches us all.

Rebecca Crocker

Rebecca Crocker is an anthropologist, ethnographer, folklorist and engaged community member. She has studied Latin American immigration for the past 25 years and worked hands-on in immigrant communities in California, Arizona and North Carolina as a public school teacher, violence prevention organizer and language interpreter....

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Linda Green

Linda Green received her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1993. She is a sociocultural and medical anthropologist who draws on insights garnered from more than two decades of field-based research that has centered on multi-dimensional aspects of violence, directed in particular against indigenous peoples in three regions: rural highlands of Guatemala, U....

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Robin Reineke

Robin C. Reineke is Assistant Research Social Scientist in Anthropology at the University of Arizona’s Southwest Center. Her research and teaching interests include science and technology studies, forensics, death and mourning, humanitarianism, global migration and the anthropology of violence....

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Thomas Sheridan

Thomas E. Sheridan is a Distinguished Outreach Professor at the University of Arizona's School of Anthropology. He has written or co-edited 15 books, including "Landscapes of Fraud: Mission Tumacácori, the Baca Float, and the Betrayal of the O’odham," which won the Past Presidents’ Gold Award from the Association of Borderlands Studies....

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Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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William & Mary Ross Foundation

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