April 9 & 10: Conference on Mexico-U.S. Migration

“Mexico-US Migration: Rural Transformation and Development” Conference
Scholars and policymakers from the US and Mexico will examine current trends in migration and their impact on rural communities in both countries.
Jorge Durand of the Universidad de Guadalajara will be the keynote speaker. He will deliver his address at Mexic-Arte Museum, located downtown at 5th and Congress, from 6:00-7:00pm on Wednesday.
A reception for the exhibition “Miracles on the Border” will follow from
7:00-8:30. “Miracles on the Border” is an exhibition of retablos about the
migration experience collected by Jorge Durand during the course of his
fieldwork over the years.
The full conference program can be found here:
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/conferences/mexico-us_migration/index/
All events are free and open to the public. No registration required. For more
information, contact the Mexican Center at 512.232.2423.

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