Migrant Labor and Workers

Screening of “The Desert Eats Us”, March 19, 5pm

New Venue: 66 W. 12th St, 4th Fl, Rm. 404   Screening of “The Desert Eats Us” Presented by Kesang Tseten Award-winning filmmaker and writer from Nepal The earnings of Nepali labour sustain one out of every three households of Nepal’s 28 million; remittances prop up the country, but at a high cost. The film …

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Second Generation Memories and Stories – Oral History workshop at Columbia University

“Second Generation Memories and Stories,” Oral History workshop to be held June 16-27, 2014 at Columbia University in New York City.  Sessions will explore the ways in which memories are formed and transmitted through family, cultural, political and social frames and experiences. Oral history has been a central methodology in exploring global themes of identity and post-memory through second-generation stories of …

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Food and Immigrant Life Conference

April 18-19, 2013 The Center for Public Scholarship and the Food Studies Program at The New School are pleased to present the 29th Social Research conference, “Food and Immigrant Life: The Role of Food in Forced Migration, Migrant Labor, and Re-creating Home,” on Thursday and Friday April 18 and 19, 2013, at The New School …

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