SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 078: Complexities of Immigration
Room: Fashion Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer: E. Brooke Kelly, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Presider: Praveena Lakshmanan, Michigan State University


“Is the US Really a Melting Pot or More of a Vegetable Tray? Consciousness Matrix vs Power of Assimilation,” Rafia Javaid Mallick, University of Oklahoma

“South Asian Migration to the U.S. South: Alternate Pathways in the Pursuit of the American Dream,” Praveena Lakshmanan, Michigan State University

“The Myth of Swedish National Identity and the Symbolic Politics of the Refugee,” Beiyi Hu, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Forcibly Removed: Homeland Detachments of International and Indigenous Refugees,” Lory Janelle Dance, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Neither from Here nor There: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of the Impact of Discrimination on the Employment Prospects of Deported and Voluntary Return Migrants in Mexico,” Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas, University of Massachusetts Amherst