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What the Ukraine Crisis Reveals

Join our panel of Canisius professors and discuss the fraught realities of the war in Ukraine within the context of migratory policies in Europe and the US.

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, Chair, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Therapeutic Interventions for Refugees

Join us for our 3rd AAPI Borders & Migrations Event. This is a two-part event featuring the film “Island of the Hungry Ghosts” (available to stream via codes in flyer) about therapeutic interventions for detained refugees on Australia’s Christmas Island set against the backdrop of red crab migration.

Then join us for a conversation with the therapist featured in the film,  Poh Lin Lee (which will again be an in person and live streaming event).

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, chair, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Xenophobia and Asian Discrimination

In case you missed Dr. Ertorer’s talk on Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Discrimination in the Covid era, I invite you to check it out on YouTube:

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, Chair, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Borders & Migrations Series Continues


Join us for our 3rd AAPI Borders & Migrations Event. This is a two part event featuring the film “Island of the Hungry Ghosts” (available streaming via codes above) about therapeutic interventions for detained refugees on Australia’s Christmas Island set against the backdrop of red crab migration. Then join us for a conversation with the therapist featured in the film: Poh Lin Lee (which will again be an in person and live streaming event).

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, chair, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Borders & Migrations presents First Talk in AAPI Series for Spring 2022 (available on YouTube)

If you missed the first in the AAPI focused Borders & Migrations Initiative series at Canisius College, you’re in luck. The talk by Rakesh Satyal was recorded and is viewable here. Check out our YouTube channel for BMI for past events as well, and join us for the remaining events in Spring 2022.

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, chair, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, & Cultures