Jan. 16– Xochitl Bada (Latin American & Latino Studies Professor- UIC)

“The North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC): The Scope and Limitations of Bilateral Agreements´Ability to Protect Low-Wage Migrant Workers”

Jan. 30– Simca Simpson Lapp (School of Politics & IR- Queen Mary University of London) 

“Translating Migrant Domestic Workers’ Rights from Legal Norms to Daily Life: Implementation, Negotiation and Resistance in Montevideo and Buenos Aires”

Feb. 13– Brian Tuohy (Sociology) 

“On Siting Replenishment: An Ethnographic Examination of the Role of Place in the Incorporation Process”

Feb. 20– Kevin Lee (MAPSS) 

“#EndTransDetention: Organizational Collaborations and Anti-Deportation Advocacy in Santa Ana, California”

Feb. 27– Laila H. Noureldin (Sociology) 

“Identification Assimilation Among American Muslim Immigrant Generations”