What do the letters of Mexican and Chinese migrants reveal about their fundamental role in California’s history of migration? A symposium sponsored by the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West and the Huntington Library will explore this important question through scholars’ and manuscripts curators’ discussion of twentieth-century Mexican and Chinese migrant letters as sources in writing this history.
This is a call for papers for an interdisciplinary volume co-edited by an anthropologist of migration studying the contemporary “migration crisis” in Southern Europe and a historian examining policies of family reunification in Germany and Europe since 1945.
I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, Lawyering an Uncertain Cause: Immigration Advocacy and Chinese Youth in the U.S.(Vanderbilt University Press).
With public outrage rightfully centering on the U.S.’ treatment of young migrants and their families, this book explores critical and timely—yet largely unconsidered—dimensions of mobility and advocacy:
Island Dynamics is now accepting proposal submissions for the interdisciplinary conference Special Territorial Status and Extraterritoriality: Exceptional Sovereignties and Sovereign Exceptions, to be held in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, January 20-24, 2019, the world's only visa-free zone and its northernmost inhabited territory. In addition to an engaging conference program, delegates will also be able to enjoy a dogsled excursion into the polar night and a guided visit to a historical Russian mining operation.
School for Advanced Research - Resident Scholar Fellowships
University of North Texas - Assistant Professor, U.S. New (post-Civil War) South
Challenges, Conflicts and Opportunities. 100 Years of State- and Nationhood in Central and Eastern Europe
November 15-17, 2018, Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár, Klausenburg), Romania
Spots are still available for the Open Research Lab (ORL), August 27 and September 29, 2018! A great time to follow-up on summer research or fit in research early in the academic year - this program is aimed at scholars who wish to visit the University of Illinois in order to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.