november, 2020

20nov5:00 pm- 6:30 pmFeaturedIn Conversation with Historians: Immigration Activism

Event Details

For Columbia affiliates: Please register here: 
For general public: Please livestream the panel on our Facebook and/or YouTube pages.  

The History Department and Committee on Inclusion and Diversity are proud and enthusiastic to announce our fourth panel with History faculty, grad students, staff, and the public, sparked by the Black Lives Matters protests.
Our next panel will cover immigration justice issues in the context of activism and community support. We will discuss the relationship between immigration and xenophobia with a particular emphasis on the activist work being done in response to the crises. 
This panel in particular is essentially a follow up to our previous panel on Immigration Justice & Xenophobia to address the general question, What do we and can we do about it?
Joining us are the co-directors of the student organization Columbia University Students for Sanctuary, which works directly with the New Sanctuary Coalition; Professor Nara Milanich, who will discuss her and her students’ experiences learning about, visiting, and doing work pertaining to the detention centers ICE and DHS operate; Andrés Jiminez, the Anti-Detention & Bond Coordinator, New Sanctuary Coalition; and an immigrant friend of the NSC.
 This panel is co-organized and will be moderated by Emma Sheinbaum (Communications & Development Coordinator) and Saeeda Islam (Faculty Affairs Coordinator).


(Friday) 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm