International Migration

For speakers and other events from the Center for the Study of International Migration (CSIM), please go to its home page.

For more information on the events below, or to be added to our mailing list, please contact the student coordinators, Nathan Hoffmann ( and Valentina Floegel (

Spring 2023 Schedule

  • Tuesday, April 18 at 12pm: Dan Chai (Sociology), “Constructing Romantic Preferences When You’re Not The One: Asian American Men’s Negotiation of Romantic Exclusion” 
    • Discussant: Acton Feng
  • Thursday, May 11 at 11am: Anatolii Tokmantcev (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures), “Escaping the Stigma: Language and Religion as Ethnic Markers Among Armenians in post-Soviet Russia” 
    • Discussant: Dan Chai
  • Tuesday, May 23 at 12pm: Valentina Floegel (Sociology), “Humanitarian Brokers: The Discretionary Power of Immigrant Organizations”
    • Discussant: Ahlam Chemlali
  • Thursday, June 1 at 11am: Ahlam Chemlali (Anthropology), “‘Bouger bouger’: Reimagining Transit in Tunisian urban space” 
    • Discussant: Anatolii Tokmantcev
  • Thursday, June 8 at 11am: Angubeen Khan (Public Health), “Exploring the role of immigrant documentation status on contraceptive use among reproductive aged White, Asian, and Latina women in California” (Zoom only)
    • Discussant: Valentina Flogel