Conference on Critical Refugees Studies 2011
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Sanjay Kewlani

November 3-4, 2011

Conference Speakers

Mutsuo Ikuhara

International Medical Corps
Talk: "Haiti and Japan Disasters: Lessons Learned and Implications for U.S. Preparedness"
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Michael Rios

Associate Professor, Urban Design and Community Planning
Director, Sacramento Diasporas Project, University of California-Davis
Talk: "The Negotiative Spaces of Transnational Placemaking"
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Romola Sanyal

Lecturer, Global Urbanism, Newcastle University
Talk: "Architectures of Displacement: Refugee Identity and the Politics of Place-Making"
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Ghita Schwarz

New York Legal Aid, specializing in Immigrants' Rights, and author of Displaced Persons, finalist for the Foundation for Jewish Culture's Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Fiction
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Shirley Tang

Department of American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Talk: "Revere-ing Refugees: Multi-directional Movements and Methods in Critical Refugees Studies"
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