Author: angelica

Spring 2018 Schedule

Jiakai Sheng (History) Thursday, April 5th from 4pm-6pm   
Homeward Bound: The Postwar Repatriation of Japanese Civilians in Shanghai, 1945-1947
In Collaboration with East Asian Transnational Histories Workshop

Angela Garcia (SSA) Tuesday, April 17th 
“Pathways to Local Political Engagement: The Role of Place and Municipal Immigration Law for Undocumented Residents”

Aurora Chang (Asst. Prof. in Education, Loyola U. Chicago)  April 24th
“The Struggles of Identity, Education, and Agency in the Lives of Undocumented Students: The Burden of Hyperdocumentation”

 Jill Jie’En Tan (MAPSS) Tuesday, May 8th
“Eventfulness and Endurance of Exile Tibet as Social Project”

Ashley Cureton Turner (SSA) May 29th
“Patterns of Student Engagement among Muslim Refugee Youth and their Families: The Role of Schools in a Trump Era”

Winter 2018 Schedule

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”

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