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Upcoming:

November 2018
Anthropologists adapting to Anti-Immigrant Climates: Resistance and resilience on campuses and in communities
[Presenter at Executive Session Roundtable]
American Anthropological Association Meetings
Organized by Kristin Yarris, Chaired by Wendy Vogt and Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, Discussant Heide Castañeda
San Jose, CA, USA

Recent:

May 2018
Weyano’one’: Navigating Virtual Mobilities, Indigeneity, and Place in Maya California and Yucatán, Mexico
[Conference paper]
Native American and Indigenous Association annual meetings
Los Angeles, CA, USA
April 2018
The Americas Forum: Anthropological, Historical, and Artistic Perspectives on Migration and Mobility in the Americas
[Co-organized with Diana Schwartz Francisco]
Conference for the Center for the Americas
Wesleyan University, CT, USA
November 2017
Decolonizing Pedagogy:  Indigenous Studies, Engaged Learning, and Social Justice in the Neoliberal Academy
[Conference paper]
116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association
Washington, D.C., USA
June 2017
Reclaiming Tangible Heritage: Material Culture and Indigenous Aesthetics in Maya California
[Conference paper]
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meetings
Vancouver, BC
April 2017
Standing Rock/NoDAPL Teach-In: A Dialogue on Environmental Justice and Indigenous Rights
[Organizer]
Public Symposium, co-organized with students in the Indigenous Rights and Representations seminar
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, USA
November 2016
Indigenous Mobilities
[Organizer and Chair]
Conference panel for 115th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association
Minneapolis, MN, USA
March 2016
Indigenous Mobilities: Race, Place, and Exclusion among Undocumented Maya Migrants in the United States
[Invited talk]
Indigenous Migration Workshop
CUNY/The Graduate Center
New York, NY, USA
November 2015
Affecting Transborder Migration
[Conference panel organizer]
American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings
Denver, CO, USA
May 2015
Precarious Passages: The Insecurity of Immigration Control in the Americas
[Conference panel, co-organized with Deborah Boehm]
Latin American Studies Association Meetings
Puerto Rico
April 2015
Out of Place: Liminality and Identity
[Moderator]
Postcolonial and Development Studies Conference
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, USA
April 2015
After the Raids: ‘Illegality’ and Immobility in the Maya Diaspora
[Conference Paper | Panel: Legitimacy, Legality, and North American Geopolitics]
Society for the Anthropology of North America Conference
New York, NY, USA
April 2015
Affecting Migration
[Conference panel organizer]
Society for Psychological Anthropology Biennial Meeting
Boston, MA, USA
December 2014
Teaching about Violence
[Roundtable participant]
American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C., USA
March 2014
Cultivating Identities: Nation and Narration
[Moderator]
Postcolonial and Development Studies Conference
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, USA
November 2013
Migration and the Limits of Mobility:
Everyday Encounters with Borders and Barriers to Movement

[Discussant]
Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
Chicago, IL, USA
November 2013
Making a Place for Indigenous Cosmopolitans?
Cultural Citizenship and Social Space in Mayacalifornia

[Conference paper]
Panel: Diverse Engagements: Migration Led Diversification and
Transformations of Urban Space and Society
Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
Chicago, IL, USA
October 2013
Panel: Preservación Cultural y Procesos Organizativos en las Comunidades Mayas de California
[Invited Paper]
Primer Congreso Internacional Los Pueblos Indígenas de América Latina, siglos XIX-XXI
Oaxaca, Mexico
May 2013
Exploring the Intersections of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration Status in Maya California
[Invited talk]
RACE Summit/Diversity and Activism Planning Subcommittee
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, USA
December 2012
Inequalities and Opportunities: Immigrants’ and Workers’ Rights
[Invited talk]
Opportunities and Inequalities Seminar Series: Integrating Theory, Research, Policy and Practice
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, USA