Dario Aquiles Euraque, Trinity College
Joaquin M. Chavez, University of Illinois at Chicago
Rosemary Joyce, University of California, Berkeley
Laura Matthew, Marquette University
Ellen Moodie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Views from the Northern Triangle,” the first of two sessions that bring Central American and U.S. history into conversation over these issues, asks Central Americanists who have worked in the region many decades what are the essential points they think students, the general public, and our colleagues in other fields should know in the current political and deportation climate. The panel aims for even temporal and geographical coverage from ancient to modern including Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, with viewpoints also from archaeology and anthropology. We envision going beyond the usual though important discussion of US-Central American foreign relations, further back in time and stemming from our research. What is the deep historical backdrop of Central American immigration to and deportation from the U.S.? What do Central Americanists need to know from U.S. history?
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