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A Political Sociologist’s Tribute to Aristide Zolberg by Irene Bloemraad

A Political Sociologist’s Tribute to Aristide Zolberg Irene Bloemraad Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies Associate Professor, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley   As anyone who has read A Nation By Design knows, Ary Zolberg was a truly interdisciplinary writer and thinker.  He took the long historical view in order to understand the politics of …

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A Celebration of the Life of Aristide Zolberg–September 19

Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues: Please join us for a celebration of the life of Aristide R. Zolberg on Thursday, September 19, at 6:00-7:30pm with a reception following. The full program will be held at the Teresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City.  Further information is listed on our events …

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New School faculty and students featured in this Feet in Two Worlds Podcast on Mexican Youth in New York

Global Studies faculty and students featured in this Feet in Two Worlds Podcast on Mexican Youth in New York: http://fi2w.org/2013/07/29/podcast-mexican-youth-in-new-york-drop-out-in-record-numbers/   Fi2W is featuring stories by students in the Feet in 2 Worlds journalism course at The New School. Mexican students have the highest dropout rate of any major group in New York City public …

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Aristide Zolberg and African Studies – by Jon Soske

Among scholars of sub-Saharan Africa, Zolberg will be remembered primarily for two ground breaking books on West Africa politics, One Party Government in the Ivory Coast (1964) and Creating Political Order (1966). It’s not just that these works remain engaging and thought-provoking almost half a century after their publication—no small feat as several schools of African …

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Migrant Membership and Memory Politics Research Cluster Announced

The Research Clusters funding initiative was launched by the Provost’s Office this year to support inter-divisional collaborative research, to capture new intellectual synergies of The New School, to seed research that has high potential for sustained external funding, and to make faculty work more visible. The four Research Clusters at the university were just announced …

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“Mexico and Its Diaspora in the United States” Book Launch

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | 6 p.m. 66 West 12th Street, 7th floor, Orozco Room *Updated: Watch the video of this event above! Join us In celebrating a new book by Alexandra Delano, assistant professor of Global Studies, Mexico and Its Diaspora in the United States: Policies of Emigration Since 1848. The author is joined …

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