The Department of Chicano/Latino Studies presents

"Mediating Citizenship: Undocumented Youth and the fight for Immigrant Justice"
with Arely Zimmerman, Department of Latina/Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Monday, January 13, 2014
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Social Science Tower, Room 318 (Jeff Garcilazo Conference Room)

Zimmerman holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California Los Angeles with specializations in political theory and race and ethnic politics. Her scholarship examines social movements and immigrant rights activism through the lens of democratic theory. Her current book project, Contesting Citizenship: Central Americans and the Politics of Belonging Across Borders, outlines a framework of citizenship within the context of transnational exclusion through a case study of U.S. Central American communities and their struggles for legalization. She is also working on new research in the areas of youth, civic engagement, and new media.

For further information, please contact Debbie Michel, or 949-824-1426.

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