Immigration—History and Policy–Spring 2009


CAS Initiative on Immigration – History and Policy brings together scholars in the social sciences, law, computer science, engineering and humanities to explore new approaches to immigration and its controversies. CAS Resident Associates Jim Barrett (History) and Gale Summerfield (Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program) lead this initiative.

Spring 2007 Initiative on Immigration events
Fall 2008 Initiative on Immigration events

Supporting Units: Center for Advanced Study; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Department of History; School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program

Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership; Bureau of Economic and Business Research; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society; College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; College of Education; College of Medicine; Department of Anthropology; Department of Computer Science; Department of Geography; Department of Journalism; Department of Political Science; Department of Sociology; Department of Urban and Regional Planning; Graduate School of Library and Information Science; Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities; Institute of Government and Political Affairs; International Programs and Studies; Latina/Latino Studies Program; Program in Jewish Culture and Society; School of Social Work; Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

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Monday, February 23, 2009
Karen Schönwälder
Multiculturalism and Immigrant Integration: Political Debates and Social Realities in Europe
12 noon
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Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Gale E Summerfield, Noreen Sugrue
Migrant Remittances: Transforming Communities
4:00 pm
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Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Jim Barrett, Dave Roediger
Irish Everywhere: Irish Americans and the Making of the Multicultural City
4:00 pm
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Monday, March 16, 2009
Gillian A Stevens
Immigration and Multi-lingual America
12 noon
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Monday, March 30, 2009
Adam McKeown
World Migration and the Politics of Newness
12 noon
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Monday, April 6, 2009
Jean Pyle
Global Economic Change and Migration of Asian Women: What Are the Issues?
12 noon
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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Faranak Miraftab, Angela Wiley, Zsuzsanna Fagyal
Forum on Immigrants Close to Home: Issues in the Local Community
4:00 pm
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