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Scholar-Activist to Speak About Border's Salient Features

The fifth Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Dr. Ana Muñiz, an assistant professor at UC Irvine and a scholar-activist from Arizona’s borderland region. 

Ana MuñizThe event is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and alumni. Tickets can be reserved via the Arts & Lectures website   

Muñiz will address the border’s salient features, which include an immigration carceral system and the border wall. Muñiz will specifically focus on the invisible information systems affirming a three-fold punitive system incorporating digital surveillance, immigration control and gang punitive enforcement. She also will describe how interlocked social control agencies, including federal, state, local and transnational police, create multiple digital borderlands, which become instruments of border militarization. Muñiz is the author of “Police, Power and the Production of Racial Boundaries.” 

CSUSM’s Arts & Lectures series offers a diverse lineup of artistic, cultural and scholarly events every semester based on input and proposals from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members. Attendees can reserve tickets online via the Arts & Lectures website.  


What: Arts & Lectures event “Borderland Circuitry” 

Who: Dr. Ana Muñiz, a scholar-activist from Arizona’s borderland region 

When: 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17 

Where: USU Ballroom 

Cost: Free for CSUSM students, faculty, staff, alumni; $5 for community members  

Tickets: Register online  

Information: Arts & Lectures website 

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