Authors Deborah Boehm, Sarah Horton, and Angela Stuesse discuss the politics of immigration and migrant work in America. Books by the panelists will be available for signature and purchase.
About the Authors:
Deborah A. Boehm is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies/Gender, Race and Identity at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the author of Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans.
Sarah Bronwen Horton is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado, Denver. To learn more about Sarah, please visit http://www.sarahbhorton.com/.
Angela Stuesse is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is broadly interested in social inequality, and she studies and teaches about globalization, structural racism, migration, labor, human rights, social movements, and activist research.
Her new book, Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South, explores how Latinos' labor migration has transformed the South and impacted efforts to organize for workplace justice. It is based on six years of collaboration with a poultry workers' center in Mississippi, as well as interviews with poultry industry executives, workers and their supporters, and community members of diverse backgrounds.