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Thursday, May 9, 2019
Call for Papers

Migration Lab: People and Cultures across Borders, Princeton University and The Study Group on Language and the United Nations announce a collaborative symposium on

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
by Peter Makhlouf

On Thursday, February 21st, the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar on Migration commenced its spring semester lineup of events with a lecture by Homi K. Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of English and American Literature and Language, and the Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center at ...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

On December 11, 2018, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and National Humanities Medal recipient Isabel Wilkerson presented a lecture as part of the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series on her The New York Times bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award winning book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018

On December 6, 2018, the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series hosted Ernesto Zedillo, the Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization; Professor in the Field of International Economics and Politics; Professor of International and Area Studies; and Professor Adjunct of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, gave a public...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

On November 29th, 2018, the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series hosted a lecture by Rosemary Salamone, Kenneth Wang Professor of Law at St. John's University School of Law on the theme of Migration, Language, and Justice, titled "Language Rights and Education in a World Dominated by English."

The lecture can be viewed below.

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

On October 25th, 2018, the Mellon-Sawer Seminar Series hosted its third session titled, "Undocumented." The event featured presentations by Carol Batchelor (UNHCR) on “Statelessness in Today’s World and the UNHCR #IBelong Campaign on Nationality For All;” Joaquin Arango (Migration Policy Institute, Spain) on “Spain: An Uncommon Immigration...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018

On October 8th, 2018, Daniel Castro Garcia presented images from his new work, "I Peri N'Tera: A Study of the Migrant Refugee Crisis in Sicily, Italy." Garcia's images are featured on this site under Featured Artwork.