In 2015, the IHRC will be turning 50, and we're launching a number of initiatives that will highlight our collections and communities. The approaching anniversary is a time for reflection as well as celebration. What has been most significant to you about the IHRC?
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An early publication (by Gabaccia, Leinonen, Alexander and Donato) of the IHRC's 2007-2012 project "Gender Ratios and International Migration Project" is among papers to be discussed on Nov. 8. FFI wileyblackwellexchanges.com.
The Friends of the Immigration History Research Center Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Croatian Hall in South St. Paul. IHRC Director Erika Lee will be the featured speaker. For information about reserving tickets and agenda topics, read on.
October 11-13, 2012 (Minneapolis). The conference brings together research on economic inequality and seeks ideas to produce practical results that can be applied at the local level. On Oct. 13th, IHRC affiliate Professor Katherine Fennelly moderates a session on "Color and Ethnicity" that includes a paper on immigration. Sessions are free and open to the public--registration is required. FFI and to register. It is also possible to connect using their streaming webcast link.
Dates: October 4-5, 2012
Deadline to register is September 27!
Members pay only $55 for individuals, $95 for a group.
Visit the Online Conference Website for more information and the full schedule.
The Aronson & Associates Immigration Law Firm Endowment Fund is now accepting grant proposals. The deadline is Friday, September 28, 2012, and it is the goal of the committee to announce awards by early November 2012.
The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) at the University of Minnesota has awarded the Hildegard and Gustav Must Graduate Fellowship in Estonian American Studies to Kelley Sundin for summer 2012.
A leading conference on the challenges facing new Americans returns April 9-11, 2012 at St. Cloud State University. "Global Goes Local" will ask immigrants, scholars, employers, family experts, health authorities and others to find solutions to immigrants' problems and to celebrate their successes. The free public conference will be in Atwood Memorial Center (SCSU). Parking is free on streets adjacent to campus and $1/hr in the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp. Conference information and schedule