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How Are Robots and Immigration Policy Connected?

In the early 2000s, four high school students teamed up to enter a national underwater robotics competition. The only problem? As undocumented Mexican immigrants living in landlocked Phoenix, gathering the resources to fund and test their robot seemed impossible. Yet their dedication to collaboration, innovation, and pursuing the American Dream would propel the teenagers in surprising directions. Join the Common Reader Program’s student panel, which will lead a discussion of the overarching themes of Joshua Davis’s Spare Parts, as well as the major implications of immigration reform in our society more broadly. Make sure to read the book so you can participate in our conversation!

Friday, Nov. 1
9 a.m.
Bayou Building, Room 1335


This program is part of UHCL's Friday Morning Continuing Education presentations that feature unique and engaging topics. These presentations are open to students, staff, faculty and the entire community.

For more information or to register, visit the Friday Morning Continuing Education webpage.

Location

UHCL Bayou Building

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
USA

Phone: 281-283-7600

Friday, November 01, 2019

Contact:

Christine M. Paul

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