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Wednesday, November 7th

International Seminar Series: “Global Production of Displaced Labor: Stories of ‘Immigration'”

Date:
Wednesday, November 7th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Global Production of Displaced Labor: Stories of "Immigration" Speaker: Dr. Faranak Miraftab Presentation Overview: Dr. Miraftab will draw on her research on the Midwestern meatpacking industry's recruitment of labor from a range of countries, including Mexico, Togo, Puerto Rico, and beyond.  Through the stories of workers in the heartland and their families…

Wednesday, November 14th

International Seminar Series: The “First Peoples” of Mexico: Indigeneity and Migratory Exchanges

Date:
Wednesday, November 14th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: The "First Peoples" of Mexico: Indigeneity and Migratory Exchanges Speaker: Yuridia Ramirez Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD   Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields…

Wednesday, November 28th

International Seminar Series: “Resisting Silence: The Narrative of an Undocumented Mexican Immigrant

Date:
Wednesday, November 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Resisting Silence: The Narrative of an Undocumented Mexican Immigrant Speaker: José Ángel N. Presentation Overview: The stretch between Tijuana and San Diego is long. Very long. And it is as treacherous as it is beautiful. It is unlikely that anybody who has ever crossed it will easily forget it. Its desert-like landscape is bound…