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Monday, March 31, 2014

A Look Back at the IWG's Immigration Conference

Clockwise from top left: delicious Korean spread for lunch; Professor Attewell asks a question; Jonas Wiedner looks on; Bernadette Ludwig presents her work on the Liberian community in Staten Island.
Clockwise from left: Some of the reception offerings; Jonas Wiedner presents his work on immigrants and the labor market; Conference co-coordinator Zach Shultz talks of recent happenings; Professor Alba discusses papers on changes in the education of immigrants.

Our March 28 conference, "New Directions in Immigration," featured panels on race & ethnicity, education, law & governance, work, and identity. Please see the program below for more information on our panelists and discussants.
Clockwise from left: Tommy Wu, Professor Alba, Professor Foner, and Professor Chin at the start of the work panel; Stephen Ruszczyk presents his work on the governance of NYC undocumented youth; Abigail Kolker presents her research on undocumented care workers in Israel; and Hyein Lee discusses ethnic minorities. 

Clockwise from upper left: Conference co-coordinators Abigail Kolker (l), Elisabeth Brodbeck (second from left), and Zach Shultz (r) enjoying the reception with Siqi Tu; Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi presents her research on Islamic religious instruction in German schools; the audience of an afternoon panel; Abigail Kolker, Geoffrey Levin, and Marlene Ramos look on as Stephen Ruszczyk presents; Gowoon Jung discusses her work on transnational Korean students; and Geoffrey Levin presents emigration from the Soviet Union.  

From left: The audience from an early panel; Joanna Yip presents her findings on Fujianese students in New York; the reception.
Many thanks to our sponsors: the Graduate Center Sociology Students' Association, the Center for Latin America, Caribbean, and Latino Studies, the Doctoral Students' Council, the Center for Urban Research, and the Graduate Center Sociology Department!

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