Social Science Research Institute - St. Cloud State University

Social Science Research Institute - St. Cloud State University

 

Global Goes Local Conference Flyer

APRIL 9-12, 2012

SCSU Global Goes Local
Conference Schedule

Click on Names of Speakers, Presiders, and Panel Topics for More Info!

MONDAY, APRIL 9th

 

Time

Name of Panel

Presider

Location

9:00 – 10:00

BREAKFAST KEYNOTE

JOHN KELLER

" The Impact of Arizona and Alabama's Anti-immigrant Laws on Minnesota's Immigrant Efforts to Secure Citizenship Rights"

 

Atwood: Ballroom

10:00-11:00

The Economic Impact of Minnesota's Immigrants: Oppurtunity, Saving, and Money

 

1. LEDC,

2. Yolanda 

Cotterall

Atwood:
Voyageurs North

10-11:00

New Immigrants Growing
Food Security in Central Minnesota

 

Ann Finan

Atwood:
Voyageurs South

11-12:00

Life as an Undocumented Student
in Minnesota

 

1. NavigateMN,

2. Juventino Meza

Atwood:

Glacier North

1 1-12:00

Student Research on
St. Cloud Somali Housing and Workplace Issues

 

Aspa Rigopoulou-Melcher

Atwood:
Glacier South

12:00-1:00

Mingling Break

 

1:00-2:00

LUNCH KEYNOTE

RUTH MILKMAN

"Immigrants and the U.S. Labor Movement:  Achievements and Future Challenges"

 

Atwood:
Ballroom

2:00-3:00

The Social Status of Latinos in Today's Minnesota

 

Monica Garcia Perez

Atwood: Voyageurs South

2:00-3:00

Liberian, Sudanese, and Somali Immigrant Workers and
Organizing in a MN Nursing Home

 

1. Brandon Nesson

2. SEIU Local 26

Atwood: Voyageurs North

3:00-4:00

Cross Cultural Collaboration to Achieve Systems Change in Early Intervention Services

 

Theresa Estrem

Atwood: Voyageurs South

3:00-4:00

Language and Immigrants'
Welfare

1. Ettiene Koffi,

2. The Bridge Language Ctr.

Atwood: Voyageurs North

 

 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 10th

 

 

Time

Name of Panel

Presider

Location

9:30 – 10:45

BREAKFAST KEYNOTE

CHRISTOPHER LEHMAN

" The African American Historical Experience in Minnesota as Migrants"

 

Atwood:

Cascade

11:00-12:15

Immigrant Retail Workers
and the Quest for Livable
Wages

 

1. CTUL,

2. Brian Payne

Atwood
Voyageurs South

11-12:15

MN Hmongs and Forms
of Political Organization

 

Shoua Yang

Atwood: Voyageurs North

11-12:15

Service Learning Projects
in Immigrant Communities

 

Theresa Estrem

Atwood:
Glacier  

12:00-1:00

[LUNCH  12:45]

Mingling Break

 

 

1:00-2:00

LUNCH KEYNOTE

IMMANUEL NESS

“Neo-liberal Markets, Migration and Guest Workers

Atwood: Cascade

2:00-3:15

Transformational Leadership: Stepping Outside the Box of Social Services to Address Barriers Facing Latina immigrant Women, Empowering Them as Change Makers in their Community.  

1. Miguel Chavez

2. Mujeres en Liderazgo

Atwood:
Voyageurs South

3:30-4:45

Jewish Community Action Coalition and the Role of
Allies in LIberian, Somali, and Latino Organizing Projects

 

 

JCA

 

Atwood:

Little Theatre

4:5-6

Dinner Break

 

6-8

SPECIAL KEYNOTE EVENT

DAVID BACON

"The Political Economy of Criminalizing Immigrants"

St. Cloud Public Library:

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11th

 

Time

Name of Panel

Presider

Location

 

 

9:00 – 10:00

Doing Guerilla
Immigrant Law in
Minnesota

 

1. Jorge Saavedra

2. (Recursos Legales de Minnesota)

Atwood:
Voyageurs South

 

 

10-11:00

An Exploration of Racism
in American Musical
Theatre and its Effect on Immigrant Communities

 

Deborah Leigh

Atwood: Voyageurs North

1 1-12:00

Asian American
Immigrant Workers
and Families

 

1. Hedy Tripp

2. Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans

Atwood:
Mississippi Room

12:00-1:00

CAPSTONE KEYNOTE

Louis Mendoza

"Conversations Across America: The Latinoization of America"

 

 

Atwood:

Ballroom

6: - 8:30 p.m.

SPECIAL KEYNOTE EVENT

DAVID BACON

"The Political Economy of Criminalizing Immigrants"

. SEIU Local 26

701 North 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401

7:00-9:00 PM

SPECIAL KEYNOTE EVENT

RUTH MILKMAN

"Gender and Jobs in the Recession and Great Depression"

College of St. Ben's/St. John's, Gender Studies, Economics, and Sociology Departments,

College of St. Ben's President's Office, and Academic Affairs

College of St. Ben's

Gorecki 204A,

       

 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 12th

 

 

Time

 

 

Name of Panel

Presider

Location

 

7 pm

 

 

SPECIAL KEYNOTE EVENT

David Bacon

"The Political Economy of Criminalizing Immigrants"

I1. Institute for Global Citizenship,


2. SEIU Local 26

Macalester College

(St. Paul Campus)

 

Conference Co-sponsors:

  • SCSU Faculty Research Group on Immigrant Workers in Minnesota

  • Initiative Foundation

  • University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center,

  • MidCountry Bank

  • St. Cloud State University College of Liberal Arts, School of Public Affairs, College of Health and Human Services, and the Herberger Business School,

  • Macalester College Global Citizenship Institute,

  • University of Minnesota Chicano Studies Department,

  • College of St. Benedict and St. John Gender and Women's Studies, Economics, and Sociology Departments,

  • SEIU Local 26

 

 

 

 

 

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