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17
Feb

A Shared Experience: The Campus Common Read

Supporting the learning, development, and success of students during their first year of college is a unique task. As higher education professionals, you help students find their footing and create ties to their …

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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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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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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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16
Nov

Gang Specters and the Politics of Fear

This post is published in conjunction with the American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose. Check for other posts from the conference. By Anthony W. Fontes, author of Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala …

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07
Nov

Critical Hope in Fearful Times

This guest post is published as part of our blog series related to the American Studies Association conference in Atlanta, from Nov. 8-11, and as part of the American Studies Now blog series. Share using #2018ASA  By Macarena …

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