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Loma Pelona Conference Center

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Loma Pelona Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
http://www.conferences.ucsb.edu/loma-pelona-center

The Loma Pelona Center is a multipurpose facility located on the west side of the main campus near Manzanita Village. The 8000-square-foot layout includes two auditorium style rooms with sliding partitions and restrooms. An outdoor patio offers spectacular views of the campus lagoon.

Please note that all reservation requests must be submitted at least 12 days in advance.

Loma Pelona

September 2016

Gender and Intimacy Across the U.S-Mexico Borderlands

September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016
Loma Pelona Conference Center, Loma Pelona Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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A Workshop at UC Santa Barbara Keynote Speaker Dr. Alexandra Minna Stern, Professor of American Culture, Women’s Studies, History, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan, will provide they keynote talk on “Gender and Intimacy Across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.” Author of Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in America, 2d. ed. (UC Press, 2015) and Telling Genes: The Story of Genetic Counseling in America (John Hopkins University Press, 2012) as well as numerous articles on the…

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May 2019

Criminalizing Immigrant Families: Race, Gender, and Family Separations at the U.S.-Mexico Border

May 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Loma Pelona Conference Center, Loma Pelona Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Race and gender have shaped the law, public policy, and the emotional and physical experiences of migration throughout history.  At the present moment, however, shifting patterns of migration and the current administration’s use of family separation as a deterrent has led to an intense struggle to define migration, the migrant, and the family. This conference explores these struggles on both sides of the border from historical and contemporary perspectives.      9:30: Welcome Addresses Charles Hale (Dean of Social Sciences,…

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