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  1. Another Side of the Border

    A screening of the UA student-produced documentary "Another Side of the Border" is not your typical borderlands exposé. Produced by UA students Curtis Prendergast, Austin Counts and Kristen Boele, this 30-minute documentary film examines borderl ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  2. Voice from the Edge

    Author Talk and Book Signing The talk celebrates the opening of an exhibit of Miller's papers, which were recently acquired by Special Collections and are now open for research.  Miller's papers contain a wealth of information on the broad range ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-14 14:51

  3. Voice from the Edge

    Tom Miller The exhibit features items from  Miller's extensive travels through the US-Mexico borderlands and Latin America, where he has researched and written extraordinary tales of ordinary people. Miller is a noted writer of literature on the Sout ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-14 15:04

  4. Wilderness Act:

    50th Anniversary The exhibit features materials from Special Collections relating to the Wilderness Act. The collection includes maps, books, archival documents and photographs from the materials of Stewart and Morris Udall and Edward Abbey.   Date: Monda ...

    rosamunoz - 2014-09-02 14:46

  5. The Wilderness Act: 50th Anniversary

    Opening Reception Join us for the opening event of Special Collections newest exhibition,  The Wilderness Act: Arizonans Keeping It Wild for 50 Years , featuring guest speaker Meg Weesner, retired National Park Service professional and exhibition co-curat ...

    rosamunoz - 2014-09-02 14:42

  6. Historical Perspectives on Central American Immigration

    Discussion regarding the Central American immigration issues within a broader historical context of Central American politics, US-Latin American relations, and the global economy of the last century. Date and time: Nov 5, 2014 6:00pm Location: Special Col ...

    rosamunoz - 2014-09-02 14:43

  7. What Falls Out: Preserving Our Digital Heritage with BitCurator

    Unlike their paper counterparts, legacy digital media are increasingly inaccessible as the hardware and software needed to access the data they contain are lost to disrepair, obsolescence and bit rot. Like papers that have slipped between file folders at ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-02 17:14

  8. The Documented Border: An Open Access Digital Archive

    Opening Reception The Documented Border: An Open Access Digital Archive is an effort dedicated to providing access to images, oral histories and other research efforts on the US-Mexico border. Its aim is to advance understanding and awareness of the borde ...

    rosamunoz - 2014-09-14 15:18

  9. The Documented Border

    Exhibition The Documented Border exhibition will include a selection of audio interviews with reporters discussing difficulties in reporting in the US-Mexico borderlands conducted by UA Associate Professor Celeste Gonzalez De Bustamante and UA Assistant P ...

    rosamunoz - 2014-09-16 11:15