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Spring 2007









Spring 2007

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Debating Immigration in the US This semester, LALSI and the American Studies Program (along with other cosponsors) will host the second part of a
yearlong series to explore the hotly debated topic of immigration. Each lecture will be followed by a reception. Our featured speakers:
  • Douglas Gurak and Mary Kritz, Cornell University, Polson Institute for Global Development Department of Development Psychology
    “Endless Journeys: The Dispersion of Foreign- Born Migrants to New Destinations”
    Thursday, 1 March 2007
  • Mae Ngai, Columbia University Professor of History and Author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America
     “Origins of the Illegal Immigration Crisis”
    Thursday, 29 March 2007
  • Susan Martin, Donald G. Herzberg Chair in International Migration and Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration
     “U.S. Immigration: Challenges for the 21st Century”
    Thursday, 26 April 2007
Many thanks to our consponsors: The Cassamarca Foundation; the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; and the Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies

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