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Xenophobia in America: How We Got Here and What's at Stake

Friday, November 1, 2019
XENOPHOBIA IN AMERICA: HOW WE GOT HERE AND WHAT'S AT STAKE
Tuesday, December 3rd - 6:00-8:30 pm
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School
A Symposium of CLA's Interdisciplinary Workshop "Migration and Migrants in Terrifying Times" 
and the book launch of Erika Lee's America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the US
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DACA at the U.S. Supreme Court: an inside-the-court account with attorney Luis Cortes Romero on November 13

Friday, November 1, 2019
The immigration Response Team presents DACA at the U.S. Supreme Court: an inside-the-court account with attorney Luis Cortes Romero on November 13, 12:15-1:15 pm, Mondale Hall, Room 25.
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New group created for faculty, staff and graduate students veterans

Friday, November 1, 2019

The first veteran and military group for staff, faculty and graduate students launched at the University of Minnesota this month, providing members with resources, networking opportunities and a space to share experiences.

The Veteran and Military Affinity Group aims to layout an inclusive and accessible forum for University employees and graduate students who have served or are currently serving in the military.

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American Indian student group campaign addresses culture appropriation during Halloween

Friday, November 1, 2019

Part of the Halloween season for University of Minnesota student Meenakshi Mattson – and for many people of color – is seeing her culture appropriated. 

Mattson said she has seen saris, dubbed as “Bollywood dancer costumes,” sold on Amazon and at Party City. 

“It’s very otherizing,” said Mattson, a fourth-year psychology student. For Mattson, as a transgender person, saris have a deep cultural significance because they’re connected to how she expresses her femininity.

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