Three professors from distinguished universities in the United States will take part in a panel discussion about the history and future of immigration policies in the wake of the new presidential administration. The lecture, titled "What is the History, and Possible Futures, of Immigration, Deportation, and Refugee Policy," is part of the Reaffirming University Values Series that is sponsored by the Offices of the President and Provost. Panelists include Mae Ngai, professor of history at Colombia University who is interested in the study of immigration, citizenship, and nationalism; María Cristina García, who teaches courses on immigration and refugee history as a professor of American studies at Cornell University; and Adam Goodman, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago whose research interests include U.S. and Mexican history. The discussion will be moderated by Robert Self, chair of the Department of History. The event begins at 4 p.m. in the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer St.
What is the History, and Possible Futures, of Immigration, Deportation, and Refugee Policy?
When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:00pm