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Lecture / Discussion  |  Borders/Immigration Panel and Mexican Poetry

riverrun Global Film Series: Mexican Cinema and Culture Bending Borders

Friday, October 12, 2018, 9–10 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

The panel will follow the presentation of short films on borders and immigration. The panel will begin with the recitation of Mexican poetry by Mara Odette Guerrero. Local immigration experts from various institutions in Buffalo will then lead the conversation with the audience.  


Ignacio Sánchez Prado,

Washington University in St. Louis;

Abigail Cooke, Department of Geography, University at Buffalo;

Irene Rekhviashvili, Journey’s End Refugee Services;

Jennifer Connor, Justice for Migrant Families; Alyssa Erazo, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers, New York Immigrant Family Unity Project; 

Monica Wrobel, Canisius College/“Latinitas” Project; 

Mara Odette Guerrero, Casa De Arte,

Secil Ertorer, Sociology, Canisius College