From the Chinese Exclusion Act in the 1800’s to Trump’s ethno-racialized "Make America Great Again" campaign to the rise of the National Front, immigration remains an issue at the forefront of politics in the US and France. Please join the DA France Diversity Caucus for a panel discussion focused on the role of immigration in American and French politics, past and present.
Sh#tholes, Shutdowns & Refugee Camps
The Politics of Immigration in the US & France
Thursday, February 1, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Maisons des Associations
22 rue Deparcieux - 75014 Paris
(just off rue Daguerre, room is located downstairs)
Our panelists include scholars with expertise on the topic of immigration as well as the intertwined subjects of race, gender and ethnicity.
Nacira Guénif-Souilamas is a sociologist and professor at l’Université Paris 8. Her research focuses on issues of gender and ethnicity, the relationship between immigration and integration in contemporary societies as well as the deconstruction of racial, cultural and social stereotypes, the imposition of norms and identity assignments, discrimination, and racism.
Jim Cohen is a professor at l’Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle. His research focuses on the sources of ethnic and racial diversity in the US, public policies and anti-discrimination models, international/transnational migration to the United States, social movements associated with immigration in the US, and the role of the United States in the world. He is the author of A la poursuite des « illégaux ». Politiques et mouvements anti-immigrés aux Etats-Unis (Le Croquant, 2012).
We are at capacity for this event. Thanks to those of you who have RSVP'd. We look forward to seeing you on February 1st.
22 rue Deparcieux
Paris, IDF 75014
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