Borders Crossed: Migration, Temporary Workers and Undocumented Migrants

Borders Crossed: Migration, Temporary Workers and Undocumented Migrants

Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 12:45-2:15

Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, HNES 140

Participants: Yogi Acharya, Evelyn Encalada, Liette Gilbert, Min Sook Lee

Migration control has been crucial in creating modern nation states and racialized forms of citizenship. This holds true also for Canadian migration policy, which has played an important role in dispossessing indigenous peoples and racializing class relations. This workshop will discuss the work of artists, activists and researchers in engaging with the realities that confront temporary and undocumented migrant workers while supporting ongoing struggles for indigenous sovereignty in Canada.

 


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