Santa Fe map 1882

Santa Fe, New Mexico Map, 1882, Library of Congress

Southwest Migration History Symposium

Meeting Place:  Inn of the Governors


Friday, April 25, 2014

8:00:  Welcome and Introductions (Governor’s Room at the Inn of the Governors)

8:30:   TPS Teachers Network with Taylor Kendal

Panel 1: Migrations in Southwest History: A Big History View

9:00—Professor James Brooks, “Continental Drifts: Space, Time and Migration in the Greater Southwest”

9:45—Teacher Presentation: Gabe Gomez and Sara Stahl


10:15—Professor Rachel St. John, “Migration and the U.S.-Mexico Border”

11:00—Teacher Presentation: Eric Newcombe and Tim Tomlinson


12:00—Lunch at the Inn of the Governors







David Wrobel shares a teaching idea.

Panel 2: Global West

1:30—Professor David Wrobel, “The Global West of the 19th Century: Travel, Empire, and Frontier Mythology”

2:15— Teacher Presentation: Cody Canning and Tahia Farooque

2:35— Break

2:45—Professor Katherine Benton-Cohen, “Borderline Americans: Talking about Class Conflict and

Global Immigration in the Southwest”

3:30— Teacher Presentation: Mitch Askew and Molly Goulden

3:50— Discussion








Katie Benton-Cohen brainstorms with the teachers.

4:30-6:00—Free time

6:00—Dinner at the Inn of the Governors with Professor David Wilkins: “A Diné Political History” in the Kiva Room at the Inn of the Governors


Saturday, April 28

8:00: TPS Teachers Network with Taylor Kendal

Panel 3: Implications of Migration: Economics and Politics in the Southwest

9:00— Professor David Wilkins, “A Constitutional Confession: The ‘Peculiar’ Status of Native Nations in

the U.S.”

9:45—Teacher Presentation: Logan Brumm and Shelly Stearns


10:15—Professor Kent Blansett, “Complicating Red Power: A Political History of Mohawk Activist

Richard Oakes, 1942-1972”

11:00—Teacher Presentation: Lee Irby and Veronica Villegas


12:00—Lunch and field trips on your own


Sunday, April 29

9:00—TPS Teachers Network with Taylor Kendal

10:00—Breakout discussions on Teaching lessons on Southwest Migrations

12:00—Thanks all around and see you in Newport Beach




Brian Collier works with Sara Stahl and Gabe Gomez on their lesson.