Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Colloquium Series 2011-2012

Fall 2011

Ann Kim
Department of Sociology, York University.
"Understanding the Link between Transnationalism and Integration: Immigrant Ties to South Korea and Canada"
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Karolyn Smardz-Frost
The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, York University.
"Canada, Slavery and Extradition: The Story of Thornton and Lucie Blackburn"

Feng Hou
Senior Researcher, Statistics Canada.
"The Demographic Context of Social Diversity and the Integration of Canada's New Second Generation"
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Nicola Piper
Senior Research Fellow Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute,University of Frieberg, Germany.
"Global Governance of Migration and the Migrant Rights Movement"
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Lucia Lo
Department of Geography, York University.
"Immigrant Economic Experiences - A Canada-US Comparison"
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Winter 2012

Immanuel Ness
Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College. 
"Global Capitalism and Guest Workers: Neoliberal Paradigms and Precarious Labor Migration" 
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Rachel Silvey
Department of Geography, University of Toronto.
“In/Secure Intimacies: Indonesian Migrants in the Shadow of the State”

Vic Satzewitch
Professor of Sociology, McMaster University.
"Discretion and Immigrant Selection in Overseas Visa Offices: Preliminary Findings"

 Damaris Rose
Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Université INRS.
"Critical Research Agendas within the Metropolis Project: Reflections on a Study of Precarious Housing and Hidden Homelessness among Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Immigrants in Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver"
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Richard Lalonde
Department of Psychology,York University.
"Intergroup Romance and the Bicultural Identities of Second Generation Asian Canadians"
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Eileen Alma
International Development Research Center, Ottawa.
"The Challenge of Addressing Migrant Women’s Rights –Perspectives from the Field"
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Anne Langille
Executive Director, WIL Employment Connections
"Managing Expectations-- Employment Issues facing Immigrants in 2012"
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2012 Graduate Conference