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September 2022

Welcome Address by Chancellor Nancy Cantor

September 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 10:10 am
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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A Conversation between Mae Ngai and Cathy Park Hong

September 28, 2022 @ 10:10 am - 11:40 am
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Mae Ngai, Columbia University Cathy Park Hong, Rutgers University, Newark Moderated by Rose Cuison-Villazor, Rutgers Law School, Newark

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Finding Common Ground: The Promises and Perils of Immigrant and Interracial Organizing

September 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Deepa Iyer, SolidarityIs, Building Movement Project Vivian Truong, Swarthmore College Ellen Wu, Indiana University Bloomington Diane Wong, Rutgers University, Newark Chaired and moderated by Jamie Lew, Rutgers University, Newark

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Make Us Visible: The Fight to Incorporate AAPI and Immigrant Histories in K-12 Education

September 28, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Jason Chang, University of Connecticut Julia Wang, Immigrant History Initiative Kathy Lu, Immigrant History Initiative Chaired and moderated by Jack Tchen, Rutgers University, Newark

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October 2022

Politics Across Borders: Immigration, Nativism, Activism and Trans-Border Political Sentiment

October 27, 2022
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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In the context of the scapegoating of immigrants and intensified nativism in US politics, it is often taken for granted by scholars and journalists that members of immigrant communities in the US would automatically reject such politics. However, many immigrants hold seemingly contradictory political positions, informed by multi-national political and economic trends that complicate this simple picture. This seminar examines the complexity of political sentiment and action among some immigrant communities in the Newark area and beyond. It concludes with…

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The Global Right Across Borders

October 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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The Global Right Across Borders Hindu Supremacists in a White World Audrey Truschke, Rutgers University, Newark Bolsonaristas in the US: 2018 and 2022 Vânia Penha-Lopes, Bloomfield College The Anti-Democratic Wave in Brazil Isabela Kalil, University of São Paulo

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Immigrant Communities and Global Politics

October 27, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Immigrant Communities and Global Politics Indian American Political Activism Prema Ann Kurien, Syracuse University Political Opinions of Brazilians living in the United States Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, North Carolina Central University The Construction of Hinduphobia in the UK Meena Dhanda, University of Wolverhampton

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Roundtable: Transnational Solidarity Politics: Reflections by Organizers

October 27, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Roundtable: Transnational Solidarity Politics: Reflections by Organizers Eduardo Vianna, City University of New York and organizer, formerly with Defend Democracy in Brazil and BRADO Natalia de Campos, Performance artist and activist, Defend Democracy in Brazil Committee, NY In conversation with the panelists Moderator: Sean T. Mitchell, Rutgers University, Newark

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November 2022

Migration, Displacement, and the Arts

November 16, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Co-organizers: Kim DaCosta Holton, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University, Newark Tim Raphael, Professor, Arts, Culture, and Media, Rutgers University, Newark Mayte Green-Mercado, Associate Professor, History, Rutgers University, Newark Co-sponsored by Mediterranean Displacements Project, Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, and Center for Migration and the Global City Scholarship on migration and displacement focuses mostly on the conditions that force people to leave their places of origin or the challenges that people face during their departure or arrival.…

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Migration, Displacement, and the Arts: Performances and Party

November 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
ODR Studios, 89 Madison Street
Newark, NJ 07105 United States
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Co-organizers: Kim DaCosta Holton, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University, Newark Tim Raphael, Professor, Arts, Culture, and Media, Rutgers University, Newark Mayte Green-Mercado, Associate Professor, History, Rutgers University, Newark Co-sponsored by Mediterranean Displacements Project, Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, and Center for Migration and the Global City 6:00-11:00 pm Performances and party after the seminar at ODR Studios Marcy DePina, DJ and MC Performances by Amir ElSaffar and Two Rivers ensemble Janétza Miranda, singer-songwriter and classical Spanish…

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