Wealth & Poverty Week on Immigrants
The Wealth and Poverty Theme presents the Ohio University Week on Immigrants, Feb. 1-8.
- Most of the events can be viewed live or following the event on A&S TV.
Immigration has become a significant political issue across the world. An estimated 258 million people worldwide live in a country other than their country of birth. Nearly 50 million now live in the United States.
The Wealth and Poverty Week on Immigrants brings the Ohio University community together to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by global migration flows both here and abroad.
- Friday, Feb. 1 - Tariq Tarey (photographer/visual ethnographer) "REFUGEE| An Exile Generation," 2-3 p.m., Alden 319, cosponsored by School of Visual Communication | Watch on A&S TV.
- Monday, Feb. 4 - Meredith Gartin (Global Health) "Displaced Peoples and Migrant Health: The Case of the Karen in Akron, Ohio," 5-6 p.m., Alden 319 | Watch on A&S TV.
- Tuesday, Feb. 5 - Luis F.B. Plascencia (author of Disenchanting Citizenship and Mexican Workers and the Making of Arizona) "Debating Migration in the U.S.: The Labyrinth of Law and Public Imaginary," noon-1:20 p.m., Alden 319, cosponsored by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture | Watch on A&S TV.
- Wednesday, Feb. 6 - Charlie Morgan (Sociology) "Immigration in Japan," 6-7 p.m., Alden 319 | Watch on A&S TV.
- Thursday, Feb. 7 - Felipe Aros-Vera (Industrial and Systems Engineering, Russ Engineering) "Understanding and Crippling Human Trafficking Networks," 10:30-11:50 a.m., Alden 319 | Watch on A&S TV.
- Friday, Feb. 8 - Myra Waterbury (Political Science) "Populist nationalism and the politics of migration in Central and Eastern Europe," noon-1 p.m., Alden 319 | Watch on A&S TV.
- Friday, Feb. 8 - Roy Boyd (Economics) "Understanding the Mexican Economy in the Era of Trump," 3-4 p.m., Alden 319 | Watch on A&S TV.