Book Talk with Ana Muñiz: Borderland Circuitry

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September 23, 2022
12:00PM - 1:30PM
Location
Mershon Center Conference Room, Derby Hall 1039

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Add to Calendar 2022-09-23 12:00:00 2022-09-23 13:30:00 Book Talk with Ana Muñiz: Borderland Circuitry Dr. Ana Muñiz of University of California - Irvine will be joining us at Ohio State University to discuss her book, "Borderland Circuitry: Immigration Surveillance in the United States and Beyond". Political discourse on US immigration has focused on what’s visible: border walls and detention centers, while the invisible information systems undergirding enforcement have garnered less attention. Tracking the evolution of various surveillance systems since the 1980s, Borderland Circuitry investigates how the deployment of this infrastructure shapes immigration enforcement. Muñiz illuminates 3 intertwined phenomena: digital surveillance, immigration control, and gang enforcement. The event will take place in a well-ventilated conference room and lunch by Dos Hermanos Taco Truck will be provided. We hope you’ll join us! Graduate students and faculty interested in meeting with Ana Muñiz the day before the event are encouraged to reach out to Jared Rabinowitz, rabinowitz.43@buckemail.osu.edu. >>> Please RSVP HERE by September 14<<< Sponsored by the Racial Capitalism Initiative, co-sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program, the Department of Sociology, and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. Mershon Center Conference Room, Derby Hall 1039 Department of Anthropology anthropology@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Dr. Ana Muñiz of University of California - Irvine will be joining us at Ohio State University to discuss her book, "Borderland Circuitry: Immigration Surveillance in the United States and Beyond".

Political discourse on US immigration has focused on what’s visible: border walls and detention centers, while the invisible information systems undergirding enforcement have garnered less attention. Tracking the evolution of various surveillance systems since the 1980s, Borderland Circuitry investigates how the deployment of this infrastructure shapes immigration enforcement. Muñiz illuminates 3 intertwined phenomena: digital surveillance, immigration control, and gang enforcement.

The event will take place in a well-ventilated conference room and lunch by Dos Hermanos Taco Truck will be provided. We hope you’ll join us!

Graduate students and faculty interested in meeting with Ana Muñiz the day before the event are encouraged to reach out to Jared Rabinowitz, rabinowitz.43@buckemail.osu.edu.

>>> Please RSVP HERE by September 14<<<

Sponsored by the Racial Capitalism Initiative, co-sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program, the Department of Sociology, and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies.