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SFWL | A World on the Move

Event Description

The Honors College's 24th installment of Sharper Focus/Wider Lens will feature the topic, "A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants" It features a trans-disciplinary discussion among MSU faculty that explores the political discourse and visuals surrounding immigration, the role of a civil society in the refugee crisis, unaccompanied minors coming to the United States from Central America, a historical look at Asian immigration through Ellis Island and much more! Audience Q&A will follow. Speakers include: • David Thronson, JD, College of Law • Stephanie Nawyn, PhD, Department of Sociology and Center for Gender in Global Context • Sophia Koufopoulou, MS, Department of Sociology • Johanna Schuster-Craig, PhD, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages • Anna Pegler-Gordon, PhD, James Madison College and Asian Pacific American Studies Program

Tags: Education,Governmental Affairs and Public Policy,Michigan State University,Alumni Association