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Immigration conference

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  • Categories: Discussions
  • Event posted: Sept. 15, 2011
  • Last updated: Sept. 15, 2011

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A conference on this issue with experts to discuss such topics as the plight of the immigrant, immigration ethics, immigration law, and the DREAM Act. It will be held on Oct. 5th at 7:30 pm at Plymouth in the Mayflower room (925 Vermont, Lawrence), and Mirth Café will be catering! A little about our speakers: Tanya Golash-Boza (PhD North Carolina, Chapel Hill) has a joint appointment in Sociology and American Studies at the University of Kansas. Golash-Boza has conducted research on the Latino/a community in the United States, and has just finished a book recounting stories of deportation. Marta Caminero-Santangelo (PhD California, Irvine) is the chair of the English dept. at KU. She specializes in U.S. Latino/a fiction and is the author of the book On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity Prof. Gottlieb (Georgetown University Law Center) is a professor of law at KU and has served as director of the Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, 1979-1999, and as director of clinical programs, 1995-1999. He teaches International Human Rights, Professional Responsibility, Criminal Procedure, and Refugee and Asylum Law. Prof Gottlieb head’s the KU Immigration Clinic. Rev. Teske is the lead pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence. He was the grant recipient of the National Clergy Renewal Program and traveled to Mexico to answer the question “who is my neighbor.” Rev. Teske has immersed himself in the culture of Latin America, learning Spanish, reading history, traveling, and working with local community advocacy groups.

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