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The Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity in New Immigrant Destinations Conference
Event Type:Conference
Location:Various Campus Locations
Saturday, October 12, 2013
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Mary Beth White
Department:Political Science
Friday, October 11    
11:45 - 1:00 pm      Lunch and Conference Introduction
                                    Smith House
1:15 – 2:30 pm         Immigrant Political Incorporation in New Destinations: US      
Reese Room, Smith House
Chair: Pornpat Pootinath, Trinity College student
Michael Jones Correa, Cornell University
“Integration as Social Process: New Immigrant Arrivals in Philadelphia”
J. Celeste Lay,Tulane University
“‘Make Yourself at Home’: Adjusting to Immigrants in Small Towns”
Abigail Fisher Williamson, Trinity College
“Accommodating Immigrants, Discomfiting Constituents: Local Responses to Immigrants and Inter/Intra-group Relations”
Discussant: Benjamin J. Newman, University of Connecticut
2:45 – 4:00 pm       Immigrant Political Incorporation in New Destinations: Europe
Reese Room, Smith House
Chair: Wes Simon, Trinity College student
Bryan Fanning, University College Dublin
“Immigrant Political Incorporation in the Republic of Ireland”
Aleksandra Grzymała-Kazłowska, University of Warsaw&Magdalena Lesińska, University of Warsaw
“The Challenges of Immigrant Incorporation in the Context of Multiple Transition Processes: The Case of Poland”
Katia Pilati, University of Geneva & Laura Morales, University of Leicester
“Immigration, Organizations and Mobilization: The Role of Ethnic, Pan-Immigrant and Native Organizations in the Political Mobilization of Immigrant-Background Minorities in Europe”
 Dace Akule, Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
“Political Participation of Migrants in Latvia: Lessons Learnt?”
Discussant: Elitsa VladimirovaMolles, Boston College
4:15 – 4:45 pm       Round Table Discussion    
Mather Hall, Wean Terrace Rooms B and C
5:00 - 6:15 pm          Keynote Address: Joaquin Arango, Complutense University of Madrid      
                             “Reacting to the Onset of Immigration-Related Diversity: Reflections on the Southern European experience”
Mather Hall, Rittenberg Lounge
Invitation Only
6:15 – 6:45 pm       COCKTAILS              Academic Club, Hamlin Hall
6:45 pm                 DINNER                   Hamlin Dining Hall
Saturday, October 12
8:00 – 8:30 am       BREAKFAST       
Reese Room, Smith House
8:30 - 9:45 am        Integration Policies amidst Immigrant Dispersion: US
Reese Room, Smith House
Chair: Rachael DiPietro, Trinity College student
Melissa Marschall, Rice University
“Immigrant Incorporation in Local Schools: School Policy and Practices in New vs. Established Destinations”
Monica Varsanyi, with Marie Provine, Paul Lewis, and Scott Decker, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
“Immigration and Policing Practices in New Destinations”
Stefanie Chambers, Trinity College
“Somali Incorporation in Columbus, Ohio”
Discussant: Diana Evans, Trinity College
10:00 – 11:15 am     Integration Policies amidst Immigrant Dispersion: Italy, Spain, and Europe Reese Room, Smith House
Chair: Ali Caless, Trinity College student
Tiziana Caponio, University of Turin
“Changing Frames of Immigrant Integration in Italy: A Multilevel Governance Perspective”
Roxana Barbulescu, University of Sheffield and European University Institute
“Varieties of Immigrant Integration in Italy and Spain”
Xavier Escandell, University of Northern Iowa& Pau Marí-Klose, University of ZaragozaGender Gaps in Educational Outcomes among Children of New Migrants: The Interplay of Social Integration Policies and Cultural Background”
Discussant: Janet Bauer, Trinity College
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch Address: Rodney Hero, University of California, Berkeley, and President-elect, American Political Science Association
                                    “Dilemmas of Diversities and Destinations in Immigration Politics”
                                    Mather Hall, Terrace Rooms A, B, and C
1:30 – 2:45 pm         Immigration in Regions of Historical Ethnic/Racial Conflict: US
Mather Hall, Rittenberg Lounge
Chair: Rose Lichtenfels, Trinity College student
Daniel J. Hopkins, Georgetown University, & Jonathan Mummolo, Victoria Esses, Cheryl Kaiser, Helen Marrow, and Monica McDermott
“Out of Context: The Unexpected Absence of Spatial Variation in U.S. Immigrants' Perceptions of Discrimination”
Helen Marrow, Tufts University
“‘Yeah, But They Didn’t Come Over on a Boat’: Hispanic Racial Incorporation and Changing Intergroup Relations in the American South’s Black Belt”
Kim Williams, Portland State University
“How HB 56 Transformed Black Birmingham”
Jamie Winders, Syracuse University
“Between History and Diversity: Situating Immigrant Settlement in the U.S. South”
Discussant: Ronald Flores, Connecticut College
3:00 - 4:15 pm        Immigration in Regions of Historical Ethnic/Racial Conflict: Europe          
Mather Hall, Rittenberg Lounge
Chair: Natalia Kolakowska, Trinity College student
Ahu Alanya, University of Leuven&Marc Swyngedouw, University of Leuven
“Subjective Experience of (Group) Discrimination in the Cities of Antwerp and Brussels”
Chris Gilligan, University of the West of Scotland
“Immigrants and Integration in a Divided Society: The Case of Northern Ireland”
Amado Alarcón, Rovira i Virgili University
“Migrations, Language and Social Mobility in Catalonia”
Discussant: Xiangming Chen, Trinity College
4:30 - 5:30 pm        Roundtable Discussion and Conclusions            
Mather Hall, Rittenberg Lounge
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