The Second Annual Borderland Stories Conference was held on March 30, 2018 at Wayne State University. Nineteen Canadian and American students presented their original research. There were panels on identity and civic activism in 19th century Windsor and Detroit, on Native American and First Nations experiences in the borderlands in the first part of the day. Later in the afternoon, papers were presented on the character and development of Detroit and complexities of crossing the border experienced by different constituencies in different periods.

Panel Chairs:

  • Karen Marrero, Wayne State University History Department
  • Beth Fowler, Irvin D. Reid Honors College, Wayne State University
  • Shauna Huffaker, University of Windsor History Department
  • Guillaume Teasdale, University of Windsor History Department
  • Jamey Essex, University of Windsor Political Science Department.

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