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Wednesday, October 3rd

International Seminar Series: “Making Dead to Let Live: On Drug War Refugees and Late Liberal Exhaustions”

Date:
Wednesday, October 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Making Dead to Let Live: On Drug War Refugees and Late Liberal Exhaustions Speaker: Dr. Gilberto Rosas, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD   Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to…

Wednesday, October 10th

International Seminar Series: “Public and Private Harms: Asylum, Gender, and Gang Violence”

Date:
Wednesday, October 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Public and Private Harms: Asylum, Gender, and Gang Violence Speaker: Dr. Anette Sikka, Department of Legal Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield Presentation Overview: As more women sought refuge from excessive violence in their home countries, traditional analyses under the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees strained to shape themselves to include…

Thursday, October 11th

International Student Advisory Board

Date:
Thursday, October 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) provides a direct line of communication between the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and the international student community at Illinois State University.  The ISAB is offered the opportunity to provide input on projects and services organized by OISP, and to discuss important issues impacting the international student…

Wednesday, October 17th

International Seminar Series: “Not Just Ethnicity, But Global Pressure: Cultural Maintenance of Japanese Transnational Migrants and their Descendants in Brazil”

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Not Just Ethnicity, But Global Pressure: Cultural Maintenance of Japanese Transnational Migrants and their Descendants in Brazil Speaker: Dr. Nobuko Adachi Presentation Overview: It is impossible today for any nation to isolate itself in the international political economy. Transnational migrants do not move out from their homelands and form ethnic networks or ethnic…

Wednesday, October 24th

International Seminar Series: “From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights in America”

Date:
Wednesday, October 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights in America Speaker: Dr. Patrisia Macias-Rojas 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…

Thursday, October 25th

International Student Advisory Board Meeting

Date:
Thursday, October 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) provides a direct line of communication between the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and the international student community at Illinois State University.  The ISAB is offered the opportunity to provide input on projects and services organized by OISP, and to discuss important issues impacting the international student…

Wednesday, October 31st

International Seminar Series: “A Dwindling Community and the Advent of an American Desire”

Date:
Wednesday, October 31st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: A Dwindling Community and the Advent of an American Desire Speaker: Mary Hollywood Presentation Overview: Chinese were active in the building of the Central Pacific Railroad (by its completion in 1869 Chinese made up 90% of the work force) and in the gold and silver mines of California. In the years after…