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Tulane alum presents book on Mexican migrant identities

March 19th, 2012

Tulane alum Christina Sisk was joined by Mellon fellow Yuri Herrera Gutierrez on Friday, March 2nd to present her recently published book Mexico, Nation in Transit (University of Arizona Press, 2011). In context of her work, the panel, which was moderated by Ana Lopez, discussed border identities between Mexico and the United States.


A friend and former peer from Tulane joining Christina’s talk via Skype.


Christina sharing an excerpt from her new book during the panel.

Christina Sisk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston. Her book Mexico, Nation in Transit examines how the Mexican migrant population in the United States is represented in the Mexican national imagination – on both sides of the border.

Yuri Herrera Gutierrez is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane and acclaimed writer of the novels Trabajos del reino and Senales que precederan al fin del mundo.

Mexico + People
Pierre Buekens
Professor and Dean - Public Health & Tropical Medicine