Immigration Nation: Raids, Detentions and Deportations in Post-9/11 America
Date(s) - Thursday, October 20, 2011
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center
Join the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, the Latino Cultural Center and the Department of Sociology for Zona Abierta with author Tanya Golash-Boza who will share a time of reading and dialogue centeredon her book “Immigration Nation.” Her book provides a critical analysis of the impact that U.S. immigration policy has on human rights. Tanya Golash-Boza is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Studies at the University of Kansas. She is the author of Yo soy Negro: Blackness in Peru and Immigration Nation: Raids, Detentions and Deportations in Post-9/11 America. Her scholarship recently earned the Distinguished Early Career Award of the Racial and Ethnic Minorities Studies Section of the American Sociological Association. She is currently writing a new book, Deported: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Deportation.
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Name: Mario Lucero
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program and the Department of Sociology
UIC Latino Cultural Center