SBS Immigration Week

SBS Immigration Week  MARCH 20-27, 2011

Examining Causes, Expanding Solutions

 

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Arizona is pleased to announce a weeklong program on immigration with a focus on Arizona. The week will include community panels on immigration and social justice, law and security, public health, and the economy, as well as films, poetry, music, a youth engagement day and an SBS research showcase. All events are free, open to the community, and located on the University of Arizona campus.

The goals of this program include providing opportunities to learn about immigration, featuring the work of UA faculty and graduate students, and discussing immigration issues through civil discourse, with a special focus on understanding the root causes of immigration and on proposing reasonable solutions.

SBS has scholars from such diverse areas as anthropology, sociology, journalism, geography, history, gender and women's studies, the Southwest Center, the Southwest Institute for Research on Women, Mexican American studies, and Latin American studies participating in the week’s events. SBS faculty will also join with other experts from both on campus and in the community to lead the dialogue about a topic that is so important to our state and the country.

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• Sunday, March 20, 2011, 5-7pm
“Southwest Entry Point:  Immigration and Human Rights” Community Panel Series #1

Brief speaker presentations with question and answer session
Location: Social Sciences Building, Room 100, Main Auditorium
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• Monday, March 21, 2011, 5-7pm
“Vuela, Vuela Palomita” An Evening of Immigration Poetry and Corridos

An evening of poetry and songs hosted by the UA Poetry Center
Location: The University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)
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• Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 7-9pm
“Asalto del Sueño” A Film Presentation

Hosted by Voices of Opposition, with an Introduction, Q&A and Discussion by Dr. Linda Green, Director of The Center for Latin American Studies and Associate Professor of Anthropology
Location: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Building, (AME Auditorium), Room S202
(the NE corner of Speedway/Mountain)

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• Wednesday, March 23, 2011,  4-5:45pm
“What Immigration Raids Tell Us about Latino Families and the State” An Open Lecture and Dialogue

Dr. Mary Romero, Professor of Justice and Social Inquiry, Arizona State University
Hosted by Binational Migration Institute (BMI)
Location: Cesar E. Chavez Building, Room 205
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• Wednesday, March 23, 2011 – 6-8 pm
“Balancing Neighborhood and Nation: Immigration, Security and the Law” Community Panel Series #2

Brief speaker presentations with question and answer session
Location: Physics-Atmospheric Sciences Auditorium, Room 201 (SW corner of 4th Street/Santa Rita)
details


• Thursday, March 24, 2011, 6-8pm
“Healthy Communities: Immigration and Public Health” Community Panel Series #3

Brief speaker presentations with question and answer session
Location: Social Sciences Building, Room 100, Main Auditorium
details


• Friday, March 25, 2011, noon-2pm
“Arguments Against Apathy”  Youth Engagement Day

Presented by Socorro Carrizosa, Director UA Chicano/Hispano Student Affairs
Location: outside on the Mall: Stage/Section A Area, the University of Arizona
(parking is available at any of the UA garages, click here for map)
details

• Friday, March 25, 2011, 2pm
“Migration and (In)Security, A North-South View" Special Paper presentations and discussion

Presenters Dr. Gilberto Rosas and Dra. Natalia Armijo Canto
Location: Cesar Chavez Bldg, Room 205
(parking is available at any of the UA garages, click here for map)
details


• Saturday, March 26, 2011, 10am-3pm
Showcasing SBS Research: The Three R’s of Immigration -- Roots, Representations, and Repercussions

A community symposium with boxed lunch and speakers
Location: Richard P. Harvill Building, Room 150 (NE corner of Olive/2nd Street)
details


• Sunday, March 27, 2011, 5-7pm
“Assessing the Economic Impacts of Immigration” Community Panel Series #4

Brief speaker presentations with question and answer session
Location: Social Sciences Bullding, Room 100, Main Auditorium
details


ALL WEEK (March 21-30)
Mock Border Wall - sponsored and put on by University group UA No Más Muertes/No More Deaths (UA NMM)

(their website)
The purpose of this mock border wall/fence is to interrupt the UA campus community’s freedom of movement across the mall in order to dramatize the effects of US immigration and border enforcement policies which dramatically limit access to safe transit across the US/Mexico border.
Location: outside on the Mall, Sections B&C, the University of Arizona
(parking is available at any of the UA garages, click
here for map)

 


 

 

For information on any of these events for SBS Immigration Week, please call 520-260-9538
or email jkfinch@email.arizona.edu