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From: Carl Davidson <cdavidson@igc.org> 
Date: 3/31/2016  11:59 AM  (GMT-06:00) 
To: pmocombe@mocombeian.com 
Subject: Final Call for Papers: Global Studies Association, 15th Annual Conference, Austin TX June 9-11, 2016 


The Global Studies Association of 
North America 
15th Annual Conference
University of Texas, Austin: June 9 - 11th, 
2016
Co-sponsor: International Relations 
and Global Studies Program
CROSSING BORDERS: PEOPLE, CULTURE AND 
CAPITAL
Call for Papers: Accepting papers on all topics that include 
aspects of global studies.
Send 100 word abstracts to: Jerry Harris at gharris234@comcast.net. 
Deadline May 1st.
For more information go to our web site at: 
http://www.net4dem.org/mayglobal
Keynote 
Speakers
Dr. Saskia 
Sassen, Columbia University
 World 
renown sociologist, Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, and 
Chair of  The Committee on Global 
Thought. Her books are translated into over 20 languages. She is the recipient 
of diverse awards and mentions. Most recently she was awarded the Principe de 
Asturias 2013 Prize in the Social Sciences, and made a member of the Royal 
Academy of the Sciences of Netherland. Among her book 
are:
Guest and Aliens; Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity 
in the Global Economy; and Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval 
to Global Assemblages.
Dr. 
David Montejano, UC Berkeley
Historian and sociologist Dr. 
Montejano is Professor of Ethnic Studies. He is former Chair of the Center for 
Latino Policy Research, and previously Director of the Center for  Mexican Studies at the University of 
Texas. He is a Resident Scholar of the National Endowment for the Humanities, 
and recipient of the Frederick Jackson Turner Award. He is author 
of:
Anglos and Mexican in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986; 
and Chicano Politics and Society in the Late 
Twentieth Century.
Susan Gzesh, University of Chicago 

Susan Gzesh is 
Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the 
University of Chicago. She was Director of the Mexico-US Network and co-founded 
the Regional Network of Civil Organizations for Migration. From 1997-1999 she 
was the legal advisor to the Mexican Foreign Ministry on US immigration law and 
policy. More recently Gzesh was appointed to the Illinois New Americans 
Immigrant Policy Council, and the United Food & Commercial Workers Union 
Task Force on Investigating Misconduct by Immigration Agents. She has served on 
the Chicago Council on Global Affair's Task Force on Immigration Policy in the 
Midwest, and is a Fellow of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington D.C. 
She is an active member of the Midwest Coalition for Human Rights and the 
Chicago Committee for Human Rights Watch. Gzesh has also been a member of civil 
society delegation to the United Nations High Level Dialogue on Migration & 
Development, and the global Forum on Migration and 
Development.
Dr. Alfonso Gonzales, University of 
Texas
Dr. 
Gonzales’ is an expert in Latino and Latin American politics, migration control, 
and migrant social movements in the United States, Mexico, and Central America. 
He is particularly interested in the politics of migration control, which 
includes policing, asylum, detention, deportation, democracy, human rights, and 
justice. Dr. 
Gonzales is a renowned public speaker and has lectured at major universities and 
conferences in the United States, Mexico, and Spain.  He is author of: Reform Without Justice: The Homeland Security State 
and Latino Migrant Politics.