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Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium
PRIEC brings together faculty and graduate students to showcase work-in-progress on racial/ethnic politics and the politics of immigration.

9 a.m.–4 p.m., Friday, November 14, 2014
South Dining Room, Erb Memorial Union, University of Oregon

see this flyer as a PDF)


9-9:30 Coffee and welcome

9:30-10:30: Panel 1

  • Allan Colbern, UC Riverside “Controlling Mobility: From Slave Passes to Contemporary Migrant Identification”
  • Alfredo Gonzalez, University of Chicago “Other than Honorable: Non-citizens and the Voluntary Draft”
  • Ben Gonzalez, University of Washington “Toward Crimmigration: Path Dependence and Immigration Policy in the 1920s”
  • Moderator: Daniel Tichenor, University of Oregon
10:45-11:45 Panel 2
  • Casey Radostitz, Cornell University “Alternating Arrangements: How Institutions Shape Black Elites Immigration Attitudes in Cleveland and Savannah”
  • Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside “The Role of Mass White Hostility in Candidate Position Taking”
  • Moderator: Priscilla Yamin, University of Oregon
11:45-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:30: Panel 3
  • Michael Rivera, UT Austin, “Immigration, Public Opinion, and State Policy (Un)responsiveness: A Case for Analyzing Policies that Expand the Rights of Immigrants”
  • Alex Hughes, UC San Diego, “Phenotypic prejudice and voting behavior in the U.S.”
  • Ange-Marie Hancock, University of Southern California, “When is Fear for One’s Life Race-Gendered? An Analysis of the Recent Immigration Court Expansion of Asylum Status”
  • Moderator: Will Terry, University of Oregon

1:45-2:45: Panel 4

  • Garrett Felber, University of Michigan “Dialectics of Discipline: Civil Rights Prison Organizing and State Racial Formations”
  • Kirstine Taylor, University of Washington, “Racial Violence and the Emergence of Law-and-Order in the Postwar South”
  • Lisa Beard, University of Oregon,  “Intimate Politics: Queer Multiracial and Multi-issue Movement Work in the American South”
  • Moderator: Joseph Lowndes, University of Oregon

3:00-4:00: Panel 5

  • Paola Suarez-Avila, National Autonomous University of Mexico “Aquí estamos y no nos vamos: The impacts of gentrification on the Mexican American Community of San Francisco”
  • Angelita Chavez, University of Oregon, “Ni de Aqui, Ni de Alla: Innocence and the Border”
  • Moderator: Dan HoSang, University of Oregon

Sponsored by the
UO Department of Political Science with the support of Academic Affairs and the Wayne Morse Center Migration Project.