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MIGRATION WITHOUT BOUNDARIES” CONFERENCE, 5-6 October

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, THIRD FLOOR

Under the leadership of Department of History graduate students, Michigan State University is hosting an international graduate student research conference on migration, showcasing papers on the theme, “Migration Without Boundaries.” The conference is free and open to the public.
This conference will facilitate and foster an interdisciplinary, trans-institutional cohort of scholars interested in issues of migration and mobility. Panelists are scholars at various stages in their graduate careers, working on a plethora of thematic, conceptual, spatial, and temporal aspects of migration, from numerous disciplinary perspectives and regional backgrounds. Faculty will comment on graduate student research and speak at the special sessions. Topics include the intersection of migration with health, youth, the state, gender, and development.
*5:30 PM, Friday, October 5: Rhacel Salazar Perreñas, University of Southern California, Keynote Address ~ “Sponsored Migration: The Bound Labor of Migrant Workers”
*Saturday, October 6: conference sessions, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
12:30 PM, Saturday, October 6: Debates and Research Challenges, Plenary Session
Leslie Page Moch, History; Steve Gold, Sociology; Andrea Louie, Anthropology; Jualynne Dodson, African American & African Studies

For further information and the conference poster link, go to: http://migrationconferencemsu.wordpress.com/

Major sponsors of the conference include the Department of History and Jack & Margaret Sweet Professorship