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ASU’s Stancliff to serve on Latino Community Outreach Committee


September 20, 2006

Arizona State University’s Michael Stancliff was recently appointed to serve on the Latino Community Outreach Committee. Stancliff, an assistant professor in the department of Language, Cultures, and History, in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, was appointed to serve on the committee by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.

As part of the Latino Community Outreach Committee, Stancliff will assist in various events and exhibits hosted in various locations throughout the Valley. Activities include:

  • Self-guided family tours of “The Border Film Project: El proyecto fronterizo fotográfico,” in conjunction with the City of Scottsdale’s Hispanic Heritage Community Celebration. Special handouts with suggested family discussion questions available in the Museum Store. Event begins at 5 p.m., Sept. 30.
  • Debate on Immigration—Steve Camarota, Center for Immigration Studies, and Daniel Griswold, Cato Institute, face off in a debate on the hotly contested subject of immigration. Rita Maguire, president and CEO of ThinkAZ, will moderate. Debate begains at 7 p.m., Oct. 18. Visit www.Thinkaz.org for position papers on immigration.
  •  Architects Luis Ibarra and Teresa Rosano of Ibarra Rosano Design Architects, Tucson, discuss their contemplative, metaphorical design for the installation of “The Border Film Project: El proyecto fronterizo fotográfico” and their personal approach to this project as Arizonans. Discussion begins 6:30 p.m., Nov. 2, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Gallery Four.
  • Dr. Ramon Rivera-Servera, assistant professor, Herberger College of Fine Arts, Arizona State University’s Tempe campus presents thought-provoking work by artists currently active in Mexico and the United States. Rivera-Servera’s lecture “Contemporary Imaginings of the Borderlands” begins at 2 p.m., Nov. 4, and is presented in conjunction with Smithsonian CultureFest in ASU’s Stage 2 Theater.
ARTiculations: Screening of “Crossing Arizona” documentary begins at 7 p.m., Dec. 6, ASU’s Stage 2 Theater. Participants are invited to discuss the documentary with filmmakers Joseph Mathew and Daniel DeVivo. This up-to-the-moment look at today’s issues of illegal immigration and national security focuses on the current flashpoint of the Arizona/Sonora border. It examines the conflicting experiences of migrants, Border Patrol agents, humanitarian-aid workers and local residents. Seating is limited. Call 480-994-ARTS for tickets.