Politics of Space, Place, and Region in the American
South and Southwest
Symposium organizers and book editors:
University of Texas at Dallas
Darren Dochuk, Purdue University
Donald A. Hicks,
University of Texas at Dallas and
College of Wooster
Presenters and Paper Titles:
Portland State University
"Real Estate and Race: Imagining the Second Circuit
of Capital in Sunbelt Cities"
"From the Southwest to the Nation: Interracial Civil
Rights Activism in Postwar Los Angeles"
Johns Hopkins University
" Sunshine State, Sunbelt Hate: Urban Renewal as
Civil Rights in Greater Miami"
"Strom Thurmond’s Sunbelt: Rethinking Regional
Politics and the Right in Cold War America”
University of Georgia
"Marketplace Missionaries: S. Truett Cathy, Chick fil-A,
and the Sunbelt South"
University of Oregon
"Remaking Liberalism in the Sunbelt West:
California’s 1964 Fair Housing Ballot Measure and the
Politics of Racial Innocence"
California State University, Fullerton
"Sunbelt Lock-Up: Where the Suburbs Met the
University of Texas at Austin
"Sameness in Diversity: Mexican Food, Globalization,
and the Sunbelt"
"Religion and Political Behavior in the Sunbelt"
University of Michigan
"Big Government and Family Values: Political
Culture in the Metropolitan Sunbelt"
Texas A & M University
"Latinos in the Sunbelt: The Political Implications
of Demographic Change"
New York University
"Metropolitan Power: Developing the Southwestern
P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern
Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West