Traditions Transcending Borders

I'm Daphne Duenas.  I am 20 years old, and I was born in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, and raised in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas,  Being part of the Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP has led me to many new experiences and opportunities, as well as new perspectives.

A Semester of Special Collections

My final semester working under The Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP has been a bittersweet one, and the time has flown by a lot faster than I would have liked.

Philosophic Dialogues from La Frontera Update: The Aesthetics of Language

The work on creating a website for Philosophic Dialogues from La Frontera continues.  Over the past month, we have found that the process involves the difficult work of figuring out both the technological issues involved in our start-up as well as finding the right experts with whom to work.  

Transcribing Por Nuestra Music

When Dr. Gurrola approached me with the opportunity to help and be a part of The Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP, I was unsure if I wanted to pursue this.  

The Murals of El Paso: Understanding a Sense of Place Through Public Art

Since the early 1980s, historians have redefined the field of public history‚Äôs understanding of audience, stakeholders, and the role of the public in producing community-based research projects.  Public historians have embraced the idea of collaborating with a community to share the authority on storytelling and to gain buy-in on local historical narratives.