Crossing Mexico – Instituto Hemisférico de Performance e Política

New York City Events: March 11-12, 2015

These paired conferences seek to enrich understandings of—and bring visibility to—the increasingly complex and violent processes that characterize contemporary Mexican and Central American migration north.

From the violent population displacements in Central America and countless migrant deaths and disappearances in Mexico, to the for-profit detention and deportation regime in the United States, the entire migratory formation has been enveloped by a human rights catastrophe of unprecedented proportions. The conference will convene scholars, artists, and activists to share work and experiences in order to imagine pathways for action.

Click here to view and download conference schedules.

Scroll down for event times and locations for March 11–12 in New York City.


Wednesday, March 11
2:00–7:00 pm
The New School
Tishman Auditorium, Room U100

University Center
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003 (Click for map)

2:00–2:15 pm | OPENING REMARKS
Diana Taylor, Pablo Domínguez, Melissa Amezcua, and Marcial Godoy-Anativia

2:15–3:30 pm | REMAINS, JUSTICE, AND MEMORY / RESTOS, JUSTICIA Y MEMORIA
Marta Sánchez Soler (Movimiento Migrante Mesoamericano); Aldo Ledón (Voces Mesoamericanas); and Diana Taylor (New York University)
Moderator: Pablo Domínguez (Princeton University)

3:30–3:45 pm | BREAK

3:45–5:00 pm | THE RIGHT TO HUMAN RIGHTS / EL DERECHO A LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS
Ayten Gündoğdu (Barnard College); Amy Gottlieb (American Friends Service Committee); andMichael Evans (National Security Archive)
Moderator: Alexandra Délano (The New School)

5:00–5:15 pm | BREAK

5:15–6:15 pm | KEYNOTE
Los migrantes que no importan: el viaje de los indocumentados antes de llegar a Estados Unidos” / “The Migrants That Do Not Matter: The Journey of the Undocumented Before Arriving to the United States”
Óscar Martínez (author, The Beast)
Moderator: Marcial Godoy-Anativia (New York University)

6:15–7:00 pm | RECEPTION


Thursday, March 12
10:00 am–6:00 pm

New York University
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003 (Click for map)

10:00–10:15 am | OPENING REMARKS

10:15–11:30 am | VISIBLE DOCUMENTS / DOCUMENTOS VISIBLES
Jorge Durand (Universidad de Guadalajara); Pablo Domínguez (Princeton University); andChristina L. Sisk (University of Houston)
Moderator: Jorge Romero León (The New School)

11:45 am–1:00 pm | MIGRATING VIOLENCIAS—FROM CIUDAD JUAREZ TO AYOTZINAPA /VIOLENCIAS MIGRATORIAS—DE CIUDAD JUAREZ A AYOTZINAPA
Rita Segato (University of Brasília); María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University); andRossana Reguillo (ITESO, Guadalajara)
Moderator: Melissa Amezcua (The New School)

1:00–2:30 pm | LUNCH

2:30–4:00 pm | MAKING THE ROADS: PERSPECTIVES FROM ACTIVISTS IN NYC / HACIENDO CAMINOS: PERSPECTIVAS DE ACTIVISTAS EN NYC
Benito Bravo (Ballet Folklórico Quetzalcoatl); Bianey García (Make The Road New York); Carla García (Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña); Cinthya Santos Briones (anthropologist & organizer); Librada Paz (Rural and Migrant Ministry); and Maria Lezama (NY Communities for Change)
Moderators: Kalina Brabeck (Rhode Island College) & Juan Carlos Ruíz (New Sanctuary Movement)

4:15–5:15 pm | PLENARY DISCUSSION

5:30–6:30 pm | OPENING & RECEPTION: PERDIDOS Y ENCONTRADOS / LOST AND FOUND
An exhibition of photographs by Moysés Zúñiga

Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003 (Click for map)

6:30–8:30 pm | FILM SCREENING: LA JAULA DE ORO THE GOLDEN DREAM 
Directed by Diego Quemada-Díez (2013)
Run time: 108 minutes


Please click here for conference updates and livestreaming information.

These events are free and open to the public. The presentations will be in English or Spanish, with simulataneous interpretation provided. All conference venues are wheelchair accessible.

Photo: Moysés Zúñiga

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