2017-2018 Events

In Lady Liberty's Shadow: Race and Immigration in New Jersey

Based on her work as an engaged scholar and drawing from critical ethnic studies approaches, Robyn Magalit Rodriguez explores the impact of anti-immigrant local ordinances on a range of immigrant groups living in varied suburban communities.
  • 2203 SS&H Andrews Conference Room | UC Davis
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21st Century Coolies? Migrant Labor and the Law Symposium

This symposium, which brings together interdisciplinary scholars and activists together, seeks to explore the contours of the “coolie” experience in the 21st century to uncover its racialized as well as gendered nature, and the role of governments in perpetuating the coolie system.  
  • King Hall | UC Davis
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Occupational Language Requirements and the Effects of Immigration

Maria Brunborg Hoen's paper uses individual-level administrative register data to estimate the impact of immigration on natives' earnings. Effects are identified exploiting differences between occupations in the requirements for majority language skills.
  • 2203 SS&H Andrews Conference Room | UC Davis
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