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29
Jan

Classroom Techniques: Reclaiming the Lecture

Preparing for the start of spring semester ultimately includes prepping lectures. In Learning from Each Other: Refining the Practice of Teaching in Higher Education editors Michele Lee Kozimor-King and Jeffrey Chin share a …

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15
Jan

Dispelling Myths of Immigrants at the Border

In an interview with Minnesota Public Radio on dispelling myths about immigration and the border, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco is asked about President Trump’s case for the border wall and whether Trump’s characterization of immigrants …

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01
Jan

To a New Year, To a New Future

At the start of this new year, we look to those whose research and books help change how people think, plan, and govern in our world today. Happy New Year from the …

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18
Dec

Towards A Better Life: International Migrants Day

“We need to convert a dread of the unfamiliar ‘Other’ into empathy, solidarity, and a democratizing desire for cultural difference.” — Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, editor of Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World …

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10
Dec

10 Vital Books on the Fight for Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th—the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, 70 years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A milestone document, it proclaimed the inalienable …

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29
Nov

Walls That Wound

By Ieva Jusionyte, author of Threshold: Emergency Responders on the US-Mexico Border As news about migrant caravans traveling from Central America caught Washington’s attention last month, the government deployed over five thousand troops …

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27
Nov

Asylum Seekers: Lives in Transit

The recent tear gassing of Central American asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border serves as a stark reminder to us all of the reasons for why people seek asylum in the first …

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18
Nov

The Persistence of Palestinian Refugee Politics

This post is published in conjunction with the American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose. Check for other posts from the conference. By Ilana Feldman, author of Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics …

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