Past Workshops



Spring 2010 Workshop Meeting Schedule


The workshop schedule for the Spring 2010 semester follows below. All interdisciplinary workshop meetings are on Fridays, 1-2:30pm, in 420 Barrows (the sociology department library room, behind the department office), unless otherwise specified.

February 5, 2010
Voting and Language Rights
Presenter: Ming Hsu Chen
Respondent: Helen Marrow

February 19, 2010
Immigrant rights, community development and international migration. Mexican-American, Latino and Latin-American organizations of San Francisco's Mission District in the Migratory Reform debate in US
Presenter: Paola Suarez
Respondent: Maria Rendon

AND

Meso-Level Factors: Organizational Fields and International Labor Migration
Presenter: Kristel Acacio
Respondent: Rick Smith

March 5, 2010
Canadian immigration to the U.S. (Encyclopedia entry)
Presenter: David Pieper
Respondent: Alex Street

AND

How Does the Urban Context Matter? Violence, Peer Ties and "Anti-social" Behavior among the Second Generation
Presenter: Maria Rendon
Respondent: Charlotte Chang

March 19, 2010
The Limited Relevance of Identity Politics for Germany's Foreign Residents
Presenter: Alex Street
Respondent: Saara Koikkalainen

AND

Soy lo mismo en cualquier terreno: Returnees and reintegration in Tacaná, Guatemala
Presenter: Ian Gordon
Respondent: Angela Fillingim

April 2, 2010
Human rights mobilization in a post-repression context: A case study of transnational adoption reunification
Presenter: Angela Fillingim
Respondent: Helen Marrow

AND

Adaptations to community-based participatory research based on a Chinese immigrant worker community context
Presenter: Charlotte Chang
Respondent: Joanna Doran

April 16, 2010
Transferring cultural capital: the case of skilled, mobile Finns in Europe
Presenter: Saara Koikkalainen
Respondent: David Pieper

AND

International Legal Framework around Human Smuggling
Presenter: Eleanor Taylor
Respondent: Kristal Acacio

April 30, 2010
A Consideration of Theories of Immigrant Incorporation
Presenter: Loan Le
Respondent: Ming Hsu Chen

AND

Language brokering by children of immigrants: Evaluating effects, proposing new research agenda
Presenter: Joanna Doran
Respondent: Catherine Berry



Immigration Workshop - Berkeley, CA 94720