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LLILAS BENSON presents Foro Urgente

FOREIGNERS IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY

Posted: January 8, 2014
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FOREIGNERS IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY:

Dominicans of Haitian Descent and the Struggle for Citizenship

 

 

Wednesday, January 22, 2013
5:00 -7:00p.m.
2nd Floor Conference Room, 
Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1
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A panel of UT experts will help us to understand and raise awareness on the critical situation that Dominicans of Haitian descent face after the court ruling that seeks to strip them of their Dominican citizenship.

Join our faculty members to discuss the implications that this ruling has for the future of race relations, human rights and diplomacy in the island of Hispaniola. 

Panelists:

• Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese and Dept. of African and African Diaspora Studies 

https://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/faculty/ja3344

 Lydia Contreras, Dept. of Chemical Engineering 

http://www.che.utexas.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-directory/contreras/

• Ariel, Dulitzky, School of Law 

http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/faculty/aed636

• Wendy Hunter, Dept. of Government 

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1899755 http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/faculty/hunterw1

 Minkah Makalani, Dept. of African and African Diaspora Studies

https://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/faculty/mm64278

 

Co- Sponsored by

the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Latin American Law 
•  the John L. Warfield Center of African and African American Studies and the Dept. of African and African Diaspora Studies 

 


Please help us to spread the word about this important issue. Share the event with friends around the world and read Prof. Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez’ story for the LLILAS BENSON blog

Whose Dominicanidad?: Citizenship, Border Cultures, and Human rights

 

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*Picture courtesy of Aurora Arias

 

 

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