Inventing the Immigration Problem: A Conversation

The Georgetown University Americas Initiative New Perspectives Series presents: 

A Conversation Between Katherine Benton-Cohen, author of Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy and Mae Ngai, author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America.

Together, they will explore their intersecting works, the larger historical questions, and contemporary implications for about 45 minutes. Then the conversation will open to the audience.

Reception to follow.

Monday, September 17 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, CCAS Boardroom (enter via ICC 241)
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown College, History, Center for Latin American Studies

Website

http://None

Cost

Free

Presenter

Katherine benton-Cohen, Mae Ngai, John Tutino

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

Event Contact Name

Carmen Trigo

Event Contact Email

carmen.trigo@georgetown.edu

Accommodations Contact Name

Carmen Trigo

Accommodations Contact Email

carmen.trigo@georgetown.edu

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