High Noon Talk: Managed Migrations

Online Program

February 4, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Discover the Texas origins of policing the US-Mexico border.

Event Details

Join Dr. Cristina Salinas for a conversation about her award-winning book, Managed Migrations, which has been described as "a study as paramount as it is timely". This work examines the concurrent development of a border agricultural industry and changing methods of border enforcement in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas during the past century.

High Noon Talks highlight interesting and often untold topics through a casual lunch-time lecture.

Program is FREE to the public.

Educators, to receive CPE credit please email Education@TheStoryofTexas.com

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About the Presenter

Dr. Cristina Salinas is Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas Arlington.

About Public Programs

Public programs at the Bullock Museum explore relevant history and celebrate the culture that has shaped our modern world. Through engaging discussions, performances, and scholarship guests are invited to see local connections and discover how Texas fits into a broader national story.

At the Bullock Museum, programs have been a place for the community to gather and celebrate culture, explore new ideas, and share experiences together. During the COVID-19 pandemic, programs still provide an opportunity to bring the community together, even if we are apart. Please join us through virtual programs and enjoy lessons, discussions and activities with your family, friends and neighbors who are also participating from home.

Zoom information

You will be prompted to download the Zoom application for mobile or desktop if it is not already installed. You do not need a Zoom account to join this livestream. You will be asked to register upon connecting to the webinar. Advanced registration is not required. 

For security and privacy purposes, attendees will not have video or audio capabilities. Questions will be moderated by Museum staff. Participants will not be allowed to send private messages or media in the livestream.

Banner image courtesy National Archives Catalog

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board. Additional support for educational programming provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

Lectures, Talks, and Discussions