Past Workshops



Fall 2012 Workshop Meeting Schedule


The workshop schedule for the Fall 2012 semester follows below. All interdisciplinary workshop meetings are at 12:30 - 2pm., in 420 Barrows (the sociology department library room, behind the department office), unless otherwise specified.

Presenter: Seth Holmes, School of Public Health
Title: Suffering the US-Mexico Border: The Geography and Phenomenology of Structural Vulnerability

September 21, 2012
Presenter: Tamara Lee Stover
Title: Silicon Valley Pakistanis and Tactics of Belonging
Presenter: Kevin Escudero
Title: Mobilizing Rights, Contesting Citizenship and Leveraging Intersectional Identities: Immigrant Youth Activism & the Movement to Pass the DREAM Act

October 5, 2012
Presenter: Lindsay Bayham
Title: Informing the Informal: Immigration Dissuasion Campaigns in Ghana
Presenter: Jason Kim
Title: Between Civilization and Savagery: Frontier Justice and the Jazz Age

October 26, 2012
Presenter: Akasemi Newsome
Title: TBA
Presenter: Lili Salmeron
Title: TBA

November 9, 2012
Presenter: Dani Carrillo
Title: Is there a Trade-off?: Transnational Behavior and Political Participation in France
Presenter: Francisco Fuentes
Title: Corporations in Rural Mexico: The Death of Zapatas Campesino?

November 30, 2012
Presenter: Alexsia Chan
Title: TBA
Presenter: Sun Kim
Title: Immigrant Inclusion Trade-off: Second Generation Strategies in New York City



Immigration Workshop - Berkeley, CA 94720