A week of action and discussion on the issue of immigration, to occur at Whitman College, culminating in a two hour "teach in" on Friday, April 18.
Monday April 14th: Keynote lecture from Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Labor Organizing Network, Location TBA
Tuesday April 15: "Harvest of Empire" film screening: 7:30pm in Kimball Theater, Whitman College
Wednesday April 16: Regional Immigration Activist Panel: Maxey 204, Whitman College at 7:30pm
Friday April 18th: Teach In, Olin 130, Whitman College, 3pm, Schedule below.
3:00 Intros, outline of the afternoon.
3:05-3:35 Julie Charlip, with a brief history of U.S.-Latin American relations, specifically as it pertains to factors which have precipitated northern migration.
3:35-4:05 Jennifer Devine, discussing narco-trafficking and the war on drugs, with a focus on how these factors may have exacerbated tensions driving migration.
4:05-4:35 Heather Ashley Hayes, discussing drone warfare, biometrics, and weapons of the state on the U.S.-Mexico border.
4:35-5:00 Alum Ariel Ruiz '12 will lead an audience discussion of the intersection of the issues discussed in the afternoon.