R.F. Harney 11th Annual Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Graduate Research Conference

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Thursday, January 25th, 2018 – Friday, January 26th, 2018

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Thursday, January 25, 20189:00AM - 2:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
Friday, January 26, 20189:00AM - 4:00PM108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
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Description

Established in 2008 our Annual Graduate Research Conference is now recognized as a premier inter-university forum for graduate students in the field of ethnic studies to come and present their work. We attract a great number of proposals from various universities, not just in Canada but also the United States, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

The main purpose of our conference is to provide graduate students with an opportunity to present their work in a professional yet convivial atmosphere in preparation for more formal settings.

All sessions are open to the public.

January 25th, 2018: Room 208N
Session 1: 9:00-10:30
Session 2: 10:40-12:10
Session 3: 1:00-2:00

January 26th, 2018: Room 108N
Session 4: 9:00-10:15
Session 5: 10:30-11:45
Session 6: 1:00-2:15
Session 7: 2:25-3:40

Please note that the keynote lecture for this conference will be given by Professor Nancy Foner (CUNY) on January 25, 2018 (2:30-4:30pm).
Please register on the Munk School events page.

About the Speaker:
Nancy Foner is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her work has focused on the comparative study of immigration, comparing the immigrant experience in the United States and Europe as well as immigration today with earlier periods in the United States. She is the author or editor of 18 books, including In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration and most recently, with Richard Alba, Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe.


Speakers

Nancy Foner
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