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The Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies Podcast
13 minutes | Dec 27, 2021
Minisode: Why Can't Weed be Friends?
In this episode, four students from Dr. Santiago Guerra's third block class, SW252: Marijuana Movement and Cannabis Culture interview a CC alum who does work in the medical marijuana field.
14 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Minisode: Cannabis and the Constitution, Mexicans and Marijuana
In this episode, four students from Dr. Santiago Guerra's third block class, SW252: Marijuana Movement and Cannabis Culture dive into researching the history of cannabis. This is in regards to constitutional laws surrounding marijuana and how these laws target certain ethnic groups, such as Mexican people, in the US.
18 minutes | Dec 14, 2021
Minisode: CC– Cannabis Campus
In this episode, five students from Dr. Santiago Guerra's third block class, SW252: Marijuana Movement and Cannabis Culture dive into researching cannabis culture on CC campus.
55 minutes | Dec 3, 2021
Leah Witherow Interview
Sarah interviews Leah Davis Witherow, Curator of History for the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. They discuss the museum's past, present, and future– keeping in mind the importance of histories that are often not included (of Indigenous people, queer people, people of color, etc.) in spaces named after "Pioneers". Leah's email: Leah.Witherow@coloradosprings.govPioneers Museum Website: https://www.cspm.org/Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies is on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. You can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
30 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Hulbert Center Update– November 2021
In this episode, Dr. Santiago Guerra, Dr. Karen Roybal, and Dr. Eric Perramond update our listeners on what's new with them and with the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies.
71 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Alex Chávez Interview
On this episode, we talk with Dr. Alex Chávez about music, his work and, in particular, his recent publication, Gender, Ethnonationalism, and the Anti-Mexicanist Trope, published in the Journal of American Folklore.
46 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Andrew Curley Interview
Sarah interviews Dr. Andrew Curley on the everyday incorporation of Indigenous nations into colonial economies. Dr. Curley’s publications build on ethnographic research and speak to how Indigenous communities understand coal, energy, land, water, infrastructure, and development in an era of energy transition and climate change.
34 minutes | Jun 19, 2021
Virginia Palacios Interview
Dr. Santiago Guerra talks with Virginia Palacios, the executive director of Omission Shift, a new nonprofit organization created to reform oil and gas oversight in Texas. Before this, Virginia was the principal at VP Environmental, an environmental science and policy consulting firm. She holds a Bachelor of Science in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University with a concentration in Global Environmental Change. In this episode, Palacios discusses her work on environmental concerns of the South Texas border, the health and well-being of border residents before and during the pandemic, and the role of gas and oil production on border community health and the environment.
72 minutes | May 20, 2021
Arlene Dávila Q & A
On March 18th, The Hulbert Center hosted Dr. Arlene Dávila on Zoom for a Q&A on Latinx art. Her most recent book is called Latinx Art: Artists, Markets and Politics. Arlene Dávila is a recognized public intellectual focusing on questions of cultural equity and a leader in the field of Latinx and critical race studies. She is the author of six books focusing on Latinx cultural politics spanning the media, urban politics, museums, and contemporary art markets, all characterized by a rigorous global and political economic perspective. A Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University, she is also the founding director of the Latinx Project.
29 minutes | May 3, 2021
Michael Méndez Interview
In this episode, Sarah interviews Dr. Michael Méndez. Dr. Méndez is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Planning and Policy at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Méndez’s award-winning book, “Climate Change from the Streets,” published by Yale University Press, provides an analysis of the contentious politics of incorporating environmental justice into global climate change policy. He also recently published a new article in the journal of Geoforum, The (in)visible victims of disaster: Understanding the vulnerability of undocumented Latino/a and indigenous immigrants. His twitter: @MikeMendezPhD
34 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Gabriella Sanchez Interview
In this episode, Dr. Santiago Guerra interviews Dr. Gabriella Sanchez, sociocultural anthropologist, current visiting senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies: Migration and Global Order Unit, and author of Human Smuggling and Border Crossings published by Routledge in 2016. In this conversation, they discuss the border as homeland, the social dynamics of border smuggling and migration, and life during the pandemic along the border.
41 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Megan Kate Nelson Interview
In this episode, Sarah talks to Megan Kate Nelson about her book The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native peoples in the Fight for the West, which was rated as one of Smithsonian Magazine‘s Top Ten History Books of 2020 as well as one of Civil War Monitor‘s Top Civil War Books of 2020.
37 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Melissa Johnson and Emily Neimeyer Interview
Santiago discusses the article Ambivalent Landscapes: Environmental Justice in the US-Mexico Borderlands (Springer, Human Ecology, 2008) with co-authors, Dr. Melissa Johnson and Dr. Emily Neimeyer.
32 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
Holly Karibo and George Diaz Interview
In this episode, Santiago talks with Dr. Holly Karibo (assistant professor of history at Oklahoma State University) and Dr. George Diaz (associate professor of history at The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley) about the recent volume that they co-edited: Border Policing: A History of Enforcement and Evasion in North America (University of Texas Press, 2020).
40 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
Amy Kohout Interview
Sarah talks with Amy Kohout, Assistant Professor of History at Colorado College. Amy is currently working on her book manuscript which is tentatively titled “Taking the Field: Soldiers, Nature, and Empire on American Frontiers.”
30 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
Melanie Yazzie Interview (PART 2)
In this episode, Sarah talks with Melanie Yazzie. Melanie is an assistant professor of Native American Studies and American Studies at the University of New Mexico. She also is an organizer with the Red Nation, a grassroots Native-run organization committed to the liberation of Indigenous people from colonialism and capitalism. This is part 2 of 2 parts. In this half, we discuss Indigenous land defenders fighting resource extraction and how that’s tied to anti-capitalism.
25 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
Melanie Yazzie Interview (PART 1)
In this episode, Sarah talks with Melanie Yazzie. Melanie is an assistant professor of Native American Studies and American Studies at the University of New Mexico. She also is an organizer with the Red Nation, a grassroots Native-run organization committed to the liberation of Indigenous people from colonialism and capitalism. This is part 1 of 2 parts.
30 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
CJ Alvarez Interview
In this episode, Sarah talks with CJ Alvarez, Assistant Professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at University of Texas at Austin. They discuss CJ's research, living in the Southwest, and CJ's book, Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the US-Mexico Divide.
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