Becoming American: New Scholarship on Immigration
When: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Presentation Auditorium, Emory University, 1390 Oxford Road, Atlanta, GA, 30322
From understanding contemporary migration patterns to the United States (including the Latinx, Asian and African Diasporas) to understanding how current debates over immigrationan change political identities and voting behavior, this program will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn more about the diversity of contemporary US immigration and how it is politicized.
This Event is Free and Open to the Public.
We are pleased to have five eminent scholars from a wide range of disciplinary fields join us:
|Alberto Davila, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, Dean, Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship, author of Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s|
|Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science, Fordham University, author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream|
|Terry-Ann Jones, Associate Professor of Sociology, Fairfield University, author of Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility|
|Sophia Jordán Wallace, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle, author of United We Stand: Latino Representation in Congress (forthcoming)|
|Min Zhou, Professor of Sociology & Asian American Studies, Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations and Communications, University of California, Los Angeles, author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox|