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Immigrants on boat at Ellis Island

2020-2021 Altman Symposium: Migrations - Day 2

Friday, April 16, 2021
10:00 am
Virtual, via Zoom

Friday 10 a.m. Geoffrion Family Undergraduate Fellows

Jessica Baloun, “Ticket to Freedom: A Case Study in Soviet Mobility and the Nansen Passport”

Savannah Powell, “Mount Halla is Home: Sketches of Identity in Postwar Zainichi Korean Literature”

Sean Longbrake, “Writers Abroad: Language and Assimilation in the Writings of Ovid, Tsvetaeva, and Kerr”

Elyse Legeay, “On Agency and Aspiration: Exploring the Disconnect between Aid Organizations and Syrian Refugee Women in Za’atari”

Faith Walker, “Colonial Craftsmen, American Expansion, and the Environment: A Retrospective History”


Friday 12 p.m.  Migrations and the Imaginary

Nalin Jayasena, “Neoliberalization of the 'Migration Industry' in Jacques Audiard's Dheepan

 Anna Klosowska, “Remarkable Objects: The Byzantine History of Islamicate Art in Medieval France”

Mark McKinney, “The Border in French Comics”

Marisol delTeso-Craviotto, “The Emigration Social Imaginary in the Contemporary Spanish Press”

Friday 2.30 p.m.  Concluding discussion

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https://miamioh.zoom.us/j/87424788507?pwd=SGRVWWtZWENYaFhKMjNLcHlKdHNKUT09

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