News Archive : February 2024

February 28, 2024

David Rosner‘s article in the LA Times, “California faces an uphill battle against plastic,” was named as one of Politico’s must-read opinion pieces. See more here.

February 27, 2024
Mae Ngai delivered the Carole and Peter Ou Endowed Lecture, “The 1924 Immigration Act and its Afterlives,” at the University of Pennsylvania Asian American Studies symposium on “1924: Asian Exclusion and the Making of Immigrant America” on February 23. Read more here.

February 26, 2024

David Rosner was quoted in the Washington Post on the long-term environmental threat posed by the vinyl industry in America and its connection to the train derailment that occurred last year in Ohio.

February 22, 2024

David Rosner co-authored an article on plastic use in California for the LA Times.

Mae Ngai was quoted in the Washington Post on Trump’s deportation plans, and was interviewed in Smithsonian Magazine on the historical context and impact of the 1924 Johnson-Reed Immigration Act.

February 21, 2024

Kenneth Jackson, the Jacques Barzun Professor Emeritus of History, featured on the New York Stock Exchange’s Inside the ICE House Podcast to discuss the history and growth of New York City since 1624. Listen to the full episode here.

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