About the Project



Maps and Timeline

Photo Galleries:

Communities Abroad


Major Events

Rethinking History and the Nation State: Mexico and the United States
David Thelen

Chronology: Some Events in the History of Mexico and the Border

Transnational Challenges to Nation-Centered Stories
Democracy in Mexico--the Complex Roles of the United States: A Conversation with Sergio Aguayo

Mexico, the Latin North American Nation: A Conversation with Carlos Rico Ferrat

Migrants and the Nation-State
Migration, Emergent Ethnicity, and the "Third Space":
The Shifting Politics of Nationalism in Greater Mexico

David G. Gutiérrez

The New Era of Mexican Migration to the United States
Jorge Durand, Douglas S. Massey, and Emilio A. Parrado

A Nation beyond Its Borders: The Program for Mexican Communities Abroad
Rodulfo Figueroa-Aramoni

Fostering Identities: Mexico's Relations with Its Diaspora
Carlos González Gutiérrez

Historical Perspectives on the Mexican Moment
Janus and the Northern Colossus: Perceptions of the United States in the Building of the Mexican Nation
Francisco Valdés-Ugalde

A Conversation with Lorenzo Meyer about Mexico's Political Transition: From Authoritarianism to What?

Mexico's Cultural Landscapes: A Conversation with
Carlos Monsiváis


Rethinking Nation-Centered Issues
The Internationalization of Police: The Case of the DEA
in Mexico

María Celia Toro

Reading Mexico, Understanding the United States: American Transnational Intellectuals in the 1920s and 1990s
Jesus Velasco

National Identity on a Shifting Border: Texas and New Mexico in the Age of Transition, 1821-1848
Andrés Reséndez

Mexico, the Puzzle: A Conversation about Civil Society and the Nation with Ilan Semo