Migrant Rights in an Era of Globalization: The Mexico-U.S. Case

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 8:00am

Event Info

Admission

FREE; please RSVP

Venue

University of Chicago - School of Social Service Administration

969 E. 60th Street

Chicago, 

IL 

60637

Presenter

Symposium panelists will discuss the political economy of transnational labor citizenship and emigrant/immigrant organizing in the United States.

Featured speakers include: Alejandra Ancheita, Executive Director of Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, A.C (PRODESC), Mexico City; Oscar Chacon, Executive Director, National Alliance of Latino and Caribbean Communities; Margaret Gray, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Adelphi University; Dante Gomez, Mexican Consulate in Chicago; Neil Guterman, Dean and Mose & Sylvia Firestone Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration; Jose Luis Gutierrez, Federación de Michoacanos; Emilio Kourí, Associate Professor of Latin American History, University of Chicago; Gerardo Otero, Professor of Sociology and Associate Member of the Latin American Studies Program at Simon Fraser University; Virginia Parks, Associate Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration; William Sites, Associate Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration; Roger Waldinger, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles; Rebecca Vonderlack-Navarro, Doctoral Candidate, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Katz Center for Mexican Studies, the Human Rights Program of the University of Chicago, and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture.