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Immigration: Conflict, Climate and Consequences
September 28 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pmFree
Join the Center for Global Studies for a day-long conference on immigration on PNW’s main Hammond campus.
The conference starts at 11 a.m. and will take place in the Student Union & Library Building. Registration is free. The event is open to the PNW community and the public.
Each session includes time for questions and discussion. Refreshments will be provided. A community and student information tabling session will allow attendees opportunities to speak with organizations working on immigration.
Musical entertainment features Carolyn and Pancho Rodea and St. Mary’s Mariachi Youth Band.
For more information, please contact Lee Artz, director of the Center for Global Studies.
Schedule of Events
11 a.m. – “Immigration Rights and Obstacles.”
- Chiara Galli, assistant professor in the department of Comparative Human Development and the College at the University of Chicago
- Michael Jimenez, attorney at Manuel Cardenas & Associates
- Claudia Lucero, director of the Catholic Religious Leadership Network on Latin America.
2 p.m. – Keynote Address
The distinguished speakers include:
- Rahul Oka, research associate professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame
- Margaret Power, professor emeritus of History at the Illinois Institute of Technology
3:30 p.m. – “Ways and Means for Immigration Reform”
- Juan M. Andrade, of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Now
- Jim Mulholland, executive director of CoCoDa, an Indianapolis immigrant rights group
- Alfredo Estrada, partner at Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP.
7 p.m. – “Ceviche in Pittsburgh”
Performed by PNW’s Theater Troupe. Written by Jose Castro-Urioste, professor of Spanish at PNW.
To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at firstname.lastname@example.org or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.
- September 28
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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