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Immigration Then and Now: Exploring The Making of Undocumented Immigrants
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PMFree
Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium
Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri 63112 + Google Map
Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking is free in the History Museum lots, on the street in Forest Park, or in the East and West lots across from the Judith and Dennis Jones Visitor Center.
Featured Speaker: Ariela Schachter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
Throughout the history of the United States, federal laws and policies have been used to determine who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and who should be excluded. Sociologist, Ariela Schachter, explores how historical and contemporary policies have contributed to current debates and understandings of undocumented immigration.
Immigration Then and Now is a Perspectives on Science and History Series seminar of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum presented in conjunction with the History Museum exhibition, Trails West, on display at the Museum through February 2, 2020. Perspectives on Science and History Series is underwritten in part with support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.