Panels & Breakouts

List of Accepted Panels

  • The 40th Anniversary of Hmong Refugee Migration to the US and Its Impact on the Field of Asian American Studies
  • African and African American Migrations Past and Present
  • Advocacy for Immigration Reform Before and After 1965
  • An Assessment of the 1965 Immigration Act and the Future of Immigration Policy in the US
  • Arab American Studies: A Roundtable Discussion on the State of the Field
  • Asian Adoptions as/in US Immigration History
  • Chinese Migration to the Americas in the Age of Empire
  • Citizenship and Belonging
  • Compromised Reforms? Paving the Path to the Failings of 1965 in the Postwar Years
  • Contesting Categories: Immigrants’ Rights and the Politics of Immigration 1965-1996
  • Contesting Histories and Historiographies
  • Defining "Refugees," "Immigrants," and "Citizens": Interrogating the Politics of US Refugee Policies
  • Digital Storytelling and Living Archives: Building Immigration History through Digital Platforms
  • Immigration Advocacy and Activism
  • Immigration and Diplomacy after World War II
  • Legal and Cultural Representations of Gender
  • Legal Liminalities
  • Looking Beyond Washington, DC: Rethinking the Politics Behind the Hart-Celler Act
  • Mass Detention and Deportation: Unauthorized Migration and the State Since 1965
  • New Research from the Minnesota School of Immigration and Refugee Studies
  • The Politics of Adoptions
  • The Politics of Cultural Production in Post-1965 Migrant Communities
  • Reflections on Latino History and Immigrant Rights: The Bracero Program, Chicano Struggle and Santuary Movement in Twentieth Century America
  • Representing Immigrant Stories Through Oral History and Digital History
  • Scandinavian Entanglements and Indigenous Peoples
  • Unjust Laws and Practices: Organized Labor, Immigrant Rights, and the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act along the US-Mexico Border

Breakouts

  • Asian American Theater Turns 50: Staged Readings
  • Collaborative Curation: Shifting Paradigms in Public History
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Research Salon