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How exceptional is New York as an immigrant city?

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, first floor

Nancy Foner is distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. Foner has published 15 books on immigration and the immigrant experience, including From Ellis Island to JFK: New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration (Yale, 2000); In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration (NYU, 2005); Islands in the City: West Indian Migration to New York (University of California Press, 2001). She received the Distinguished Career Award from the American Sociological Association in 2010 and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences last y! ear. Her talk comes from her forthcoming collection, One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century (Columbia University Press).

An optional dinner precedes the talk. All are welcome to come. We will dine in Faculty House at 6:30 pm. Meals, buffet style, cost $25 (cash or check only), and wine comes compliments of the seminar. Sign up for dinner at saw2156@columbia.edu. If you do, please provide two days' notice if you cannot attend.

Our next events are:

Feb. 7
THE MYTH OF A FASCIST ALLIANCE: THE IDEOLOGY AND POLITICS OF JAPAN'S TRIPARTITE PACT
Janis Mimura (Stony Brook, SUNY)

Feb. 28
THE UNITED STATES AS A DISHONEST BROKER OVER PALESTINE
Rashid Khalidi (Columbia University)

See our full calendar of events: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/twentiethcentury/currentevents.htm.

Yours,

Joanne Miyang Cho and Isabel Tirado
Seminar Co-Chairs

Stephen Wertheim
Seminar Rapporteur
saw2156@columbia.edu