Wednesday, October 14, 2020,
Virtual Event

Jason De León is a professor of anthropology and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Los Angeles with his lab located in the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. He is also executive director of the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a long-term anthropological study of clandestine migration between Latin America and the United States that uses a combination of ethnographic, visual, archaeological, and forensic approaches to understand this violent social process. He has published numerous academic articles, and his work with the UMP has been featured in a variety of popular media outlets.
 
De León is also the author of The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail, a culmination of six years of ethnographic, archaeological, and forensic research.
 
Contact: Amya Bhalla, abhalla@colby.edu

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