[act-ma] 3/21 & 22 Migration: Past, Present, and Future (Starts Tonight)

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Thu Mar 21 10:37:44 PDT 2013


  Migration: Past, Present, and Future


    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 7:00pm

*Opening Keynote: The Border Is Not a Straight Line*
*Richard Rodriguez* 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#rodriguez>, 
Author and Essayist
*David Hollenbach, S.J. 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#hollenbach>*, 
Professor of Theology and Director, Boston College Center for Human 
Rights and International Justice (introduction)


Location: Robsham Theater and Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Chestnut 
Hill Campus, Boston College

This academic symposium at Boston College will explore historic and 
enduring issues in migration, including refugees and forced migration, 
race and class in U.S. immigration, and policy. Sponsored by the Center 
for Human Rights and International Justice The conference is free and 
open to the public; registration is required. Click here for more 
information.


        Friday, March 22


      Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

8:30 a.m. 	*Registration and breakfast*
9:00 a.m.
	*Panel 1: Forced Migration: Refugees and Economic Migrants*
*Mark Raper, S.J. 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#raper>*, 
President, Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific
*Karen Musalo 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#musalo>*, 
Professor of Law, and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee 
Studies, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
*Vincent D. Rougeau 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#rougeau>*, 
Dean, Boston College Law School (introduction and respondent)
10:30 a.m.
	*Break*
11:00 a.m.
	*Panel 2: Race and Class in U.S. Immigration*
*Mae Ngai 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#ngai>*, 
Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of 
History, Columbia University
*Michael A. Olivas 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#olivas>*, 
William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law, University of Houston Law 
Center
*Stephan Thernstrom 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#thernstrom>*, 
Winthrop Research Professor of History, Harvard University
*M. Brinton Lykes 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#lykes>*, 
Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology and Associate Director, 
Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice (chair 
and moderator)
12:30 p.m.
	*Lunch Keynote: Boston College and the Immigrant Experience: The First 
150 Years* (Lunch will be provided.)
*Kevin Kenny 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#kenny>*, 
Professor of History, Boston College (introduction)
*James M. O'Toole 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#otoole>*, 
Clough Millennium Chair in History, Boston College

2:30 p.m. 	*Panel 3: Future of Migration Policy in the U.S.*
*Peter Skerry 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#skerry>*, 
Professor of Political Science, Boston College (introduction)
*Peter H. Schuck 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#schuck>*, 
Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale Law School
*David A. Martin 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#martin>*, 
Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law, University 
of Virginia School of Law
*Donald M. Kerwin, Jr. 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#kerwin>*, 
Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies
*Ray Suarez 
<http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/about/sesquicentennial/events/migrationpastpresentfuture/speakerbiographies.html/#suarez>*, 
Author and Senior Correspondent for /PBS NewsHour /(moderator)
4:00 p.m. 	*Event concludes*

Contact: 150 at bc.edu <mailto:150 at bc.edu> or call 617-552-3292



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