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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 26–30.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.26. P r o D U c i n G c U l T U r E louis warren The Art of Crossing Borders: Migrant Rights and Academic Freedom An interview with Ricardo Dominguez Ricardo Dominguez, Professor of New Media...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jim Benning The new Cross Border Xpress pedestrian bridge links the United States with Tijuana International Airport, allowing air travelers to cross the border quickly and easily. The facility includes airline check-in desks, an arrivals area served by taxis and Uber, and a duty-free store. In...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Rubén Martínez The Movimiento por la Paz con Justicia y Dignidad (MPJD) (Movement for Justice with Peace and Dignity), led by Mexican poet, essayist, and novelist Javier Sicilia, struggles to make visible (“ visibilizando víctimas ”) the victims of the cross-border drug war. © 2012 by the Regents...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- tence.4 In this instance, Park s notion of a world-city served as an abstract structure or theory to scrutinize any individual metropolis. However, in an era of globalization, transnational flows, and cross-border relationships and influences, this single- site focus became increasingly unsatisfying...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California andMexico (and even internallydivide each city) grow wider and harder to cross. These borders include theUS-Mexico border, which for centuries was little more than an imaginary line on a map, but now are violently drawn in the landscape out of rusty steel, barbed wire, and police. But they are...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... States. We were forced to materi- ally confront our relationship with the border including, for most of us, our privilege of being able to freely cross it back and forth and to think through where our knowledge might better open up spaces for circulation and justice through such a seemingly...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... moving between Mexico and Los Angeles, just like its eponymous orange, which a character named Arcangel brings across the border (and, along with it, the Tropic of Cancer). It straddles magic realism and speculative fiction, suspending our disbelief about any num- ber of perfectly plausible alternative...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Angela Davis. California is a border state, and religions minister across borders. California is a border state and home to the largest volume border crossing in the world. Fifty to seventy thousand peo- ple cross legally between Tijuana and San Diego every day. Ours is also the world s most militarized...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... their sacred journeys to holy lands within our very borders. Images of gods and saints, raised aloft by devotees, now claim the urban skyline as their most natural and obvious backdrop. Mantras, chants, and songs of praise, in a cacophony of languages, summon the sacred into our public space and into...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... welfare or into something more stable than day labor work. Even though Oak Park kids clearly wanted to learn, they had difficulty in school. Our living room became a mini-classroom, complete with alphabet wall borders. Kids came for tutoring every day. We attended the local school s open houses to stress...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2015
... similar border. It s not always as geographically specific. Rarely is it a straight line. And, truth be told, you d be hard pressed to trace it on the ground, even here at UCLA. It exists largely in the imagination. But you know when you ve crossed over. It s the old divide between the two cultures...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that pays homage to his epic thousand-mile trek from his birth pack in northeastern Oregon to the California border. A few days after Christmas in 2011, OR7 crossed that border, becoming the first known wild wolf in the state since 1924.1 When OR7 found a mate a dark black female without a collar, or a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... never matured into towns. About five miles past Primm, on the California side of the border, we turn onto a road leading into the faint outline of the Clark Mountains. Our headlights catch a sign: Ivanpah Solar Project. Ivanpah is the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) installation in the world. It...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
...; and people who build shelters every night near the end of my block, erect tents and EZ-ups in the arundo cane and wild grapevines, sitting on overturned orange crates to eat pizza before a campfire. I bicycle all the way up to the border of Colton, where the old Trujillo Adobe still stands, and drive...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and one of the world s most profound no-man s landscapes, the US-Mexican border, a zone of highly ritualized and crimi- nalized crossings. All three were a photographer s dream of a dystopia, and all have attracted sustained attention from American artists. Robert Dawson has worked the Central Valley...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: The Panama Canal must inevitably change the rela- tions of the American, the Asiatic, and the Australasian coun- tries bordering upon thePacificOcean toward each other.One era of Pacific Ocean history comes to an end; another begins10 Another scholar declared: We see the canal fin- ished before our...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 102–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... diplomacy. This is clear immediately. It is an enormous loss, and for several weeks this gave me a point on which to fix. But simulta- neous to this global paroxysm, there was a personal story for every person who knew Chris, a small, local loss that does not leap as easily across borders. This was the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., upward-tending accent that has its roots on the other side of the Mexican border. Mexican in Bakersfield, when I was growing up there, was a purely pejorative term, so much so that even today I can hardly bring myself to use this adjective. I still hear it hissed through the teeth of white people...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2014
... oversize folio, a literal sea of commodities expands across the image, bleeding past its borders. Visually organized by its dense grid of intersecting lines, the photograph combines the real- ism of immense amounts of surface detail with the aerial, all-encompassing perspective of the map. Light requires...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 70–75.
Published: 01 September 2014
... from St. Jean Pied de Port, a traditional starting point on the French border, but people who do so are dismissed as tourists by those who, like innumerable pilgrims before them, walk the traditional path.3 Camping is not a religious practice, nor is it usually as arduous as the great pilgrimages...