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Chinatown Under Attack!: Labor Exploitation and Gentrification

October 23rd, 2010 Comments off

Monday, November 1
4:00 pm
UUW 324 (New Union, Binghamton University)

A talk by Peter Kwong of Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center.

Peter Kwong, a frequent contributor to The Nation and the International Herald Tribune, is the author of Chinese America: The Untold Story of America’s Oldest New Community; Forbidden Workers: Chinese Illegal Immigrants and American Labor; The New Chinatown; and Chinatown, New York: Labor and Politics 1930-1950.

Sponsored by the Harpur College Dean’s Speakers Series on Cultures of Control, the Sociology Department, and the Asian and Asian-American Studies Department.

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Fostering Fear: Anti-Immigration Hysteria & Islamophobia

October 23rd, 2010 Comments off

Friday October 29
7:00 pm
Binghamton City Council Chamber
38 Hawley Street
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Welcoming Remarks: Mayor Matthew T. Ryan

Panelists:
Renan Salgado, Farmworker Legal Services of New York
Lubna Chaudhry, Binghamton University
Imam Kasim Kopuz, Johnson City
Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell Farmworker Program

Sponsored by: Binghamton Justice Projects, Harpur College Dean’s
Speakers Series Binghamton University (BU), Latin American and
Caribbean Studies Program (BU).

Cosponsors: Binghamton University Food Co-Op, Binghamton School of the Americas Watch, Broome County Peace Action, Human Development Department (BU), Malik Fraternity Inc., Muslim Student Association (BU), People’s Press, Sociology Department (BU), Student Action Collective (BU), St. James Parish of Johnson City (Peace & Justice Committee), Two Rivers Bookstore, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton (Social Justice Committee), WE SPEAK BU.

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