"Global Citizenship & Local Voices"
Millikin Academic Interdisciplinary Conference
Friday, March 22
Keynote Speaker: Xóchitl Bada
Xóchitl Bada is an Associate Professor in the Latin American and Latino Studies Program of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Forced Migration Review, Population, Space, and Place, Latino Studies, and Labor Studies Journal. She is the author of Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacán: From Local to Transnational Civic Engagement (Rutgers University Press, 2014, Spanish language translation by El Colegio de Michoacán, 2017). Her areas of specialization include migrant access to political and social rights, migrant organizing strategies, violence and displacement, and transnational labor advocacy mobilization in Mexico and the United. She is coeditor of the books New Migration Patterns in the Americas. Challenges for the 21st Century (Palgrave, 2018), Accountability across Borders: Migrant Rights in North America (The University of Texas Press, 2019), and the Oxford Handbook of Sociology of Latin America, forthcoming in 2020. She will be a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin in 2019-20.
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|9:00AM – 9:30AM||Social Marketing: Crossing the Way to Health. Jo Carter and Julie Standerfer. Community partner: Tanya Andricks||Ready to Change? ESL Teachers’ Experiences in a High-Poverty Local School. Dr. Hee Young Choi||‘The Unglobals’ A sabbatical book project. Dr. J. Mark Munoz|
|9:40AM – 10:10AM||The Concept of Flow and Implications for Group Formation Dr. Jonathan Haag||9 Cuentos de inmigrantes en los Estados Unidos (9 Short Stories of Immigrants in the United States) –selected readings in Spanish. Dr. Eduardo Cabrera||
Enlightening International Collaborations at Millikin Denice Love and Brandy Barter-Storm
|10:20AM – 10:50AM||Judith Butler Walks into a Lenny Bruce Show, or Getting the Last Word in the Freedom of Expression Argument Dr. Thomas Duncanson||Immersive Cultural Experiences for Students at the English Language Center (ELC) Brandy Barter-Storm and Julie Lauper||Glocalization: Globalization and Local individuality Are Not Incompatible Dr. Jorge A. Chavez-Rojas|
|11:00AM – 11:30AM||Changing the World with Scrum Kate Feriozzi Flemming||Young Children and Digital Screens: What do They REALLY See? Dr. Georgette Comuntzis Page||Students as a Resource for Campus Internationalization and Inclusivity Moderator: Briana Stephens Quintenz & Alicia Gullidge Students Participants: Delphine Iragena, Athena Pajer, Gabriel Gil, Elysia Han|
|12:00PM – 1:30PM||Luncheon and keynote address University Commons, Ballroom Guest Speaker: Dr. Xóchitl Bada: New Migration Patterns to the United States|
|2:00PM – 4:00PM||
University Commons, Ballroom
Panel: Local Voices Moderator: Dr. Eduardo Cabrera Participants: Dr. Julio Enriquez-Ornelas (Millikin University), Luis Peralta (Millikin University), Anh Ha Ho (East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center [ECIRMAC]), Lucia Maldonado (Urbana School District #116 Latino Liaison), Timothy Flavin (Mi Raza Community Center Latino Outreach & Education, Arcola), Kiara Vega (Immigration Project)