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At a Crossroads: Migrant Caravans and the Politics of Protection, Protest, and Pilgrimage

Date & Time:
March 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Calgary Public Library Central Library
Dr. Victoria Simmons

Join LARC and the Calgary Public Library for a talk by Dr. Victoria Simmons, LARC Visiting Fellow, on Tuesday March 19, 7pm at the Central Library. This talk will examine three different Central American migrant caravans whose movements through Mexico have gained visibility in recent years: The Caravan of Mothers of Disappeared Migrants; the annual Viacrucis del Migrante, or the Migrants’ Stations of the Cross, and the 2018 Honduran migrant caravan which received unprecedented media attention and led to the deployment of military forces along the U.S.-Mexico border.

This event is open to the public.