Conference Schedule

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Opening Session
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

US and Latin America: Organizing Across Borders


      • Stuart Schussler, Mexico Solidarity Network
      • Mary Mendoza '06, PhD Candidate at UC Davis 
      • Natalia Fajardo, Migrant Justice


Friday, January 17th, 2014

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Workshop
Hillcrest 103, The Orchard

Understanding Neoliberal Globalization: A Workshop


      • Jamie McCallum, assistant professor of sociology, Middlebury College
      • Molly Stuart '15.5

8:00 p.m. Screening
Sunderland 110

Last Train Home: A Documentary

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Robert A Jones '59 House conference room

Climate Change, Development, and Migration

      • Colin Rajah, International coordinator and founder of the Global Coalition on Migration (GCM) and secretary of the Steering Committee of Migrant Rights International (MRI)


1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Pan African Defense of Migrants' Rights

      • Nunu Kidane, of the Pan African Network in Defense of Migrants' Rights (PANiDMR) and Director of the Priority Africa Network (PAN)


2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Abuse and Aid on the U.S.-Mexico Border

      • Jared Lunkenheimer, of No More Deaths and MD Candidate at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester


4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Nationalism, Citizenship, and the Politics of Filipino Migrant Labor

      • Robyn Rodriguez, associate professr of Asian American studies at UC Davis and author of the book Migrants for Export: How the Phillippines Brokers Labor to the World

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Dinner and conversation with conference speakers

      • Nunu Kidane, Robyn Rodriguez, and Jared Lunkenheimer

        Please RSVP to rcga@middlebury.edu to reserve a spot.

Please visit the event details page to learn more about each event. 

Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs

Robert A. Jones '59 House
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
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