SPRING 2016

 

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Indigenous Migration from Latin America Workshop Series

Invited Speaker, Dr. Deanna Barenboim, Sarah Lawrence College
Indigenous Mobilities: Race, Place, and Exclusion among Undocumented Maya Migrants in the United States

March 2, 6-8pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, btw 34 y 35, NYC
Room 8103

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Deanna Barenboim is a sociocultural anthropologist and faculty member in the Department of Anthropology at Sarah Lawrence College, where she has taught since 2009. Over the past decade, she has conducted ethnographic research with Maya migrants from Yucatán, Mexico who represent a new wave of Indigenous transnational migration between Latin America and the United States. Prof. Barenboim’s research explores linkages between transborder migration and mobilities, socio-legal inequalities, and emergent forms of political and ethnic identity. She is a recipient of Fulbright fellowships and research funding from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, and Ziesing Foundation. Barenboim has been a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University and the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. She earned a Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.

This forum aims to bring together scholars, activists, and community members to discuss the specific challenges for indigenous migrants from Latin America in the New York City area.

Workshops Organizers: Victoria Stone-Cadena and Charlie Uruchima
Cosponsored with KichwaHatari NY &the GC Immigration Working Group.

Upcoming Workshops:
Wednesday, April 13th, 6-8pm, Student and Activist led workshop, speaker to be confirmed
Wednesday, May4th, 6-8pm, Dr. Gabrielle Oliveira, invited speaker

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