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Venue

Faculty House (Columbia University)
64 Morningside Drive (enter on 116th Street)
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Date

Apr 18 2024
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Time

6:10 pm - 7:45 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)

In-Person

Central America on the Move: Migration, Asylum & Adoption

Central America on the Move: Migration, Asylum & Transnational Adoption

Join historian Rachel Nolan and journalist Jonathan Blitzer to discuss their new books on Central America’s close and fraught relations with the U.S., past and present. Two forms of different but related migrations have linked the regions: asylum-seeking and international adoption. Connecting the historical realities of political violence in Central America to our present immigration impasses helps us see this mass movement of people in a new way.

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Panelists:

  • Rachel Nolan: Book author, Assistant Professor of International History, Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies
  • Jonathan Blitzer: Book author, Staff Writer, The New Yorker Edward R. Murrow Award Recipient
  • Nara Milanich: History Professor at Barnard Director, Columbia Center for Mexico and Central America

Moderator:

  • Fernando Montero: Healing Communities Study Affiliate, SIG Mellon Teaching Fellow, Society of Fellows

 

*The books will be available for purchase during the event.

 

Event Contact Information:
ILAS
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