Events, Activities, and Opportunities

Professor Bohdan Szklarski: Immigration and Populism

Professor Bohdan Szklarski: Immigration and Populism

On Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 the Canisius College Borders and Migration Initiative hosted a presentation by Professor Bohdan Szklarski entitled “Immigration and Populism: Comparing Poland, Hungary, and the U.S.”  Professor Skzklarski is Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Warsaw, Poland.

Thank you Professor Szklarski, for enriching our speaker series!

Professor Bohdan Szklarski: Immigration and Populism

Professor Bohdan Szklarski: Immigration and Populism

On Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at 6:00 PM, the Canisius College Borders and Migration Initiative will host a presentation by Professor Bohdan Szklarski entitled “Immigration and Populism: Comparing Poland, Hungary, and the U.S.”

Professor Skzklarski is Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Warsaw, Poland.

This event is free and open to the public, and will be available at canisius.edu/polandhungary.

This is our final event of the Spring 2021 season, and is sure to be a good one!

Environment, Refugees and Risk: Dr. Pablo Bose

Environment, Refugees and Risk: Dr. Pablo Bose

On Monday, March 15th at 7:00 PM, Dr. Pablo Bose joined the Canisius Border & Migrations virtual series, with a presentation entitled Environment, Refugees and Risk: Mapping Environmental Vulnerabilities, Epidemic Outbreaks, and Camps.

Dr. Bose is Associate Professor of Geography and Director of Global & Regional Studies at the University of Vermont.

This event was livestreamed, and a recording is available:

art21: Borderlands Panel Discussion

art21: Borderlands Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, March 9th at 7:00 pm, The Canisius Borders and Migrations Initiative hosted a virtual panel discussion of the film documentary art21: Borderlands. This event was live-streamed.

Panelists

Andrea Alvarez, Ph.D., Curatorial Assistant, Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Claire Schneider, Founder, C.S.1 Curatorial Projects


An Interview with Dr. Richard Reitsma

An Interview with Dr. Richard Reitsma

In February, Dr. Richard Reitsma, Director and Founder of the Borders and Migration Initiative and Chair of Modern Languages, Literature, and Culture, joined the Pedagogy Primer Podcast to speak about about how borders, migration, and Jesuit pedagogy can impact learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

Pedagogy Primer Podcast Episode 7: Dr. Richard Reitsma

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Relevant Links and Resources

Dr. Reitsma’s Faculty page: https://www.canisius.edu/academics/our-schools/college-arts-sciences/directory/richard-reitsma

Borders and Migrations Initiative Link: https://blogs.canisius.edu/border/

Borders & Migration Initiative Toolkit: https://blogs.canisius.edu/border/border-and-migration-teaching-toolkit/ 

Borders and Migration Events: https://blogs.canisius.edu/border/blog/ 

Spanish Program Page: https://www.canisius.edu/academics/programs/spanish 

Kino Border and Migration https://www.kinoborderinitiative.org/ 

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation is grateful to Professor Reitsma for bringing his perspective into our podcast, for the benefit our Canisius community. Thank you, Dr. Reitsma, for a wonderful conversation!

Voices from the Border

Voices from the Border

On February 24th, 2021, the Canisius Borders and Migrations Initiative hosted a virtual discussion of the new book Voices of the Border: Testimonios of Migration, Deportation, and Asylum. (Georgetown University Press). Authors Ma. Engracia Robles Robles, M.E., and Tobin Hansen, PhD. joined the conversation, that took place live on the web.

Ma. Engracia Robles Robles is Education Coordinator at the Kino Border Initiative. Dr. Tobin Hansen in Instructor of Anthropology at University of Oregon. The authors described testimonies gathered from migrants at the U.S. – Mexico border over a period of years, that form the basis of their book.

The Borders and Migrations Initiative would like to thank the authors for their generosity and insights. Our program is enriched by their presence and shared commitment to Ignatian perspectives on refugees, migration, and public policy.

Book Launch and Conversation: Voices of the Border

February 24th, 2021 – 4:00 PM EST

The Border & Migrations Initiative is honored to welcome Ma. Engracia Robles Robles, M.E., and Tobin Hansen, PhD., to discuss their new book, Voices of the Border: Testimonios of Migration, Deportation, and Asylum. (Georgetown University Press).

Ma. Engracia Robles Robles is Education Coordinator at the Kino Border Initiative. Dr. Tobin Hansen in Instructor of Anthropology at University of Oregon. The authors will discuss testimonies gathered from migrants at the U.S. – Mexico border over a period of years, that form the basis of their book.

To attend this free livestreamed event on February 24th at 4:00 PM, go to https://www.canisius.edu/Voicesof theBorder.

Spring 2021 Events and Opportunities

Border & Migrations Spring 2021 Events

COVID-19 isn’t slowing the Canisius College Borders and Migrations Initiative! We have a robust set of events and opportunities in the Spring 2021 semester.

Voices of the Border Book Launch and Interview

Ma. Engracia Robles Robles, M.E., and
Instructor Tobin Hansen, University of Oregon
Co-facilitated with Kino Border Initiative.
February 24, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST
canisius.edu/VoicesoftheBorder

Art21: Borderlands Screening & Curator Talk

Andrea Alvarez, PhD, Curatorial Assistant, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and
Claire Schneider, Founder, C.S.1 Curatorial Projects
March 8 and 9, 2021, 7:00 PM EST
canisius.edu/borderlands

Environment, Risk, and Refugees

Pablo S. Bose, PhD, Director, Global and Regional Studies Program, Provost’s Faculty Fellow for General Education, University of Vermont.
March 15th, 2021, 7:00 PM EST
canisius.edu/EnvironmentRefugeesRisk

Immigration and Populism: Comparing Poland, Hungary, and the U.S.

Dr. Bohdan Szklarski, PhD, University of Warsaw, Poland.
April 20, 2021: 6:00 PM ES
(URL to follow)


These events are free and open to the public, and will be livestreamed with option to submit questions to the panel.

Stay tuned for livestream links!