A symposium about controversial wording in recent laws related to concepts like "border," "illegal immigration," "nationality," "identity" and "English," and the kind of experiences people have with laws based on them, takes place from 8:30 to 4:15 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13; free. Former TUSD ethnic studies teacher Curtis Acosta is the plenary speaker. Breakout session categories include "Critical Interruptions: Analyzing Political Discourses and Counternarratives," "Rhetorics of Exclusion," "Voices From the Bluegrass: Borderlands Pedagogies, Identities and Ethnographics," and "Countering Hegemony." Visit BorderRhetoricsSymposium.arizona.edu
to register and for more information.