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Unsettled Borders: The Militarized Science of Surveillance on Sacred Indigenous Land Book Talk and Celebration
May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Humanities 1, Room 210
Unsettled Borders: The Militarized Science of Surveillance on Sacred Indigenous Land, examines the ongoing settler colonial war over the US-Mexico border from the perspective of Apache, Tohono O’odham, and Maya who fight to protect their sacred land. Exploring the logic of borders, Schaeffer turns to Indigenous sacred sciences and ancestral land-based practices that are critical to reversing the ecological and social violence of surveillance, extraction, and occupation.
Felicity Schaeffer is a UCSC Professor of Feminist Studies and Critical Race & Ethnic Studies. She is also the author of Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas, and co-editor of Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship.
This event is presented by the Feminist Studies Department, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, and The Center for Racial Justice