International Migration

For speakers and other events from the Center for the Study of International Migration (CSIM), please go to its home page.  

Working group coordinators 2021-22: Adrian Bacong (Public Health), Nathan Hoffmann (Sociology), Eddie Painter (Geography), Jieun Park (Political Science), and Heidi West (Public Health)

For more information on the events below, or to be added to our mailing list, please contact the sociology student coordinator, Nathan Hoffmann (nathanihoff@ucla.edu). 

Fall 2021 Schedule

Thursday, October 7, 12-1:30pm

Practice Job Talk (Zoom)
Chiara Galli: "Coming of Age under the Gaze of the State: The Stalled Life-Course Transitions of Teenaged Asylum-Seekers"

Friday, October 8, 11:30am-1pm

Practice Job Talk (Zoom)
Molly Fee: "'Resettled into Poverty': Commodification, Trauma, and the Politics of Refugee Resettlement"

Friday, November 5, 11am-12pm

Paper Workshop (Haines 279)
Adrian Bacong: “Immigration and the Life Course: Implications for the Health and Wellbeing of Older Adult Immigrants”
Discussant: Catherine Crooke

Thursday, November 18, 3-4pm

R&R Paper Workshop (Haines 279)
Catherine Crooke: "U.S. Asylum Lawyering and Temporal Violence" 
Discussant: Nathan Hoffmann

Thursday, December 2, 3-4pm

Paper Workshop (Haines 279)
Nathan Hoffmann: "Strangers in the Homeland? The Academic Performance of Children of Return Migrants in Mexico"
Discussant: Adrian Bacong