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Spring 2019 Workshop Schedule

This year, our workshops take place on Mondays at 12-2 pm in Room 6112.01 (unless otherwise noted) at CUNY Graduate Center. Please come and join us! Light refreshments will be served. If   February 4 Jotaro Kato, Visiting Researcher, Queens College and PhD Candidate, Waseda University (Japan) : “Undocumented Migrants in the United States: Daily Lives and Mechanisms of Producing Illegality” Discussant: Victoria Asbury, Sociology, Harvard University Bonnie Ip, Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center: “Ethnic Boundary Shifting of Asian Americans and Arab Americans: A Study in Immigrant Second-Generation Family Formation” Discussant: Xiang Lu, Sociology, New York University   March 4 Janina Selzer, …

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Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule

This year, our workshops take place on Mondays at 12-2 pm in Room 6112.01 at CUNY Graduate Center. Please come and join us! Light refreshments will be served. If you have any questions or want to be on our mailing list, please contact Vadricka Etienne (vadricka.etienne@gmail.com) and Sejung Sage Yim (syim@gradcenter.cuny.edu).   September 24 Els de Graauw, Associate Professor of Political Science, Baruch College, CUNY Welcoming Remarks Xuemeng Li, Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center “Chocolate City in China: Challenge of Multiculturalism” Discussant: Beiyi Hu, Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center Hiroyuki Shibata, Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center “A Tale of Two States: A comparative …

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Chinese Exclusion Act Documentary Screening – May 24th at 5:00 pm

The Immigration Working Group will be hosting a screening of this documentary film on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 5:00 pm. The event will take place in the Sociology Lounge (Room 6112) of the CUNY Graduate Center (365 Fifth Ave). We look forward to seeing you there. THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT is a documentary by Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu, produced by Steeplechase Films and the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). The film explores the important connections between the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act – the only federal legislation in United States history ever to single out and name a …

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