How exceptional is New York as an immigrant city?
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
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 email@example.com. If you do, please provide two days' notice if you cannot attend.
Our next events are:
THE MYTH OF A FASCIST ALLIANCE: THE IDEOLOGY AND POLITICS OF JAPAN'S TRIPARTITE PACT
Janis Mimura (Stony Brook, SUNY)
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.
Joanne Miyang Cho and Isabel Tirado