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RESCHEDULED: Conference on Migration: Latin America and the U.S.: New Steps, Old Routes

Keynote Address: “The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Latinos and the Nation”

Event Details

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
5:15-6:45 p.m.
Rescheduled for Fall 2020.

Leo Chavez, Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, UC-Irvine.

Millions of people every year are forcibly displaced from their homes. Because of the extent of the phenomenon throughout the Americas today, migration is seen by politicians and lawmakers as a problem that needs regulation and control. This symposium examines human stories of displacement and the histories, relationships, and interests underlying the politicization of migration in the Americas.