2013-2014 Events

Riding the Rails: The Arab Argentine Network in the Early 20th Century

Lily Balloffet is a doctoral student in the UC Davis History Department.  She studies Latin America and the Middle East, and is currently writing her dissertation about Arabic-speaking immigrant communities in Argentina in the first half of the twentieth century.
  • 1113 SS&H | Blue Conference Rm | UC Davis
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The End of Farm Labor Abundance

An analysis of nationally representative panel data from rural Mexico, with observations in years 2002, 2007, and 2010, suggests that the same shift out of farm work that characterized U.S. labor history is well under- way in Mexico.
  • 1131 SS&H | Gold Conference Room | UC Davis
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The Case Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Ortega Melendres v. Arpaio)

In Arizona, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies have gained a national reputation for targeting Latinos and unlawfully detaining, questioning, and arresting them for the sole purpose of investigating their immigration status, in violation of federal law.
  • 1001 King Hall | Main Court Room | UC Davis
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