Monday, April 9, 2012

Barnard’s Forum on Migration and Columbia’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race Present

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Barnard’s Forum on Migration and
Columbia’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
SPRING 2012 LECTURE SERIES

DEFINE AMERICAN: MY LIFE AS AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT
A conversation about immigration and the DREAM Act with Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas

TUESDAY, April 10th, 2012, 6 PM

Columbia University Law School
Room JG 106
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY

Jose Antonio Vargas has been a journalist for over a decade, writing for some of the most prestigious news organizations in the country.  He is founder of the organization Define American.  Born in the Philippines, he emigrated to the United States at age 12.  Stunning the media and political circles and attracting world-wide coverage, Vargas wrote the groundbreaking essay, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant,” for the New York Times Magazine in the summer of 2011.

This event is sponsored by the Forum on Migration and the SIPA Migration Working Group.
 
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


UPCOMING EVENTSWednesday, April 18, 2012, 6 PMBelonging Via Involvement in Civic Discourse:  Russian Jewish Homecomers in Israel
T
amar Rapoport, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Monday, April 23, 2012, 6pm
http://bcrw.barnard.edu/event/q2p/
Mumbai Stories: Filmmaker Paromita Vohra will present clips from select films
that explore gender, the city, and vulnerability as well as her award-winning film Q2P.
(screening and discussion)
Maison Francaise, Columbia University

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 6 PMAfrica in Brazil?  Samba, History and the Allure and Challenge of Diaspora
Marc Hertzman, Columbia University
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6pm
Mumbai Stories: Music, Migration, and Mobile Phones
http://barnard.edu/events/mumbai-stories-music-migration-and-mobile-phones
Film screening and discussion with director Surabhi Sharma
Event Oval, The Diana Center

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