Brown-bag Discussion: "Alternative Incorporation Strategies of Foreign-Born Faculty in U.S. Academia: Unifying Social, Cultural, and Professional Dimensions"

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Taliaferro : 2108
Event Type(s): Other

Amy Carattini, Ph.D. candidate in sociocultural anthropology, will present research on immigrants in the middle-class sector of the economy that indicates that the assumed distinction between immigrant groups and the national majority is not accurate. Preliminary findings from interviews with 48 foreign-born professors suggest that these immigrants often describe who they are and what they do in relation to their occupation rather than their nation states of origin and/or destination.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/490648014398128/

For more information, contact:
Kris Warner
Center for the History of the New America
+1 301 405 4305

http://newamerica.umd.edu




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