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Mellon Advancing Intercultural Studies Conference
March 7 & 8, 2019
An interdisciplinary exploration in the intersections of economic inequality, religious identity, contested histories and diversity in higher education
Day 2: Friday, March 8
Location: CHASS INTS 1113
9:30 AM | Faculty Presentations
Featuring talks by:
Steve Brint | The Inversion of Class Conflict in the U.S?
Respondents: Alejandra Dubcovsky, Katya Guenther, Rita Kohli
Stephanie Wilms | ‘Man’s Reasonable Companion’: Women’s Primacy in the Formation of New Islamic Movements.
Respondents: David Brady, Carlos Cortés, Victoria Reyes
Jennifer Nájera | Undocumented Education: Undocumented Students and the University
Respondents: Covadanga Lamar Prieto Stephen Sohn, Stephanie Wilms
Margaret Nash | An Unacknowledged Legacy: Land Grant Colleges and Indian Dispossession.
Respondents: Katja Guenther, Matthew Mahutga, Jennifer Nájera
Location: Alumni & Visitors Center
5:00 PM | Keynote and Reception
Liberalism Minus Labor: The Democratic Party as an Agent of Professional Interests
Thomas Frank is an American political analyst, historian, and journalist. He co-founded and edited The Baffler magazine. Frank has written several books, most notably What’s the Matter with Kansas? and Listen, Liberal! From 2008 to 2010 he wrote “The Tilting Yard,” a column in The Wall Street Journal.
Free and open to the public.
Complimentary parking will be available in Lot #24. View campus map.
Sponsored by the Center for Ideas and Society and a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
View full schedule: https://ideasandsociety.ucr.edu/mellon-ais