Campus events support immigration forum

Author: Shannon Chapla


A number of events are being held throughout the year at the University of Notre Dame in conjunction withImmigration: A Notre Dame Forum,which will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 (Monday) in the Joyce Center arena.

They include the following:

  • TheMigration, Documentedfilm series sponsored by Notre Dames Institute for Latino Studies, will present films to be shown at 7 p.m. each Wednesday through Oct.10 in 126 DeBartolo Hall.Films includeH-2 Worker,Sept. 19;Life and Debt,Sept. 26;Snakeheads: The Chinese Mafia and the New Slave Trade,Oct. 3; andMy American Girls: A Dominican Story,Oct. 10.* Award-winning filmmaker Stephanie Black , a pioneer in documenting migration from the Caribbean to the United States, will present her filmLife and Debton Sept. 26 and will speak as part of the Kellogg Institute for International StudiesLecture and Seminar Series at4:15 p.m. Sept. 27 in Room C-103 of the Hesburgh Center.* Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Race, Class and the Quest for Global Justice,a one-day conference sponsored by Notre Dames Gender Studies Program, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 in the auditorium of McKenna Hall.World renowned philosophers Kwame Anthony Appiah and Martha C. Nussbaum will serve as keynote speakers.* TheWORLDVIEW Film Series,sponsored by the Office of the President, will present films to be screened in the Browning Cinema of the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts, includingEl Norte,7 and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 27;From a Silk Cocoon,7 and 10 p.m. Sept. 29;Rebirth of a Nation,8 p.m. Oct. 3;City of God,7 p.m. Oct. 4;City of Men,10 p.m. Oct. 4;All the Invisible Children,7 and 10 p.m. Dec. 8; andBlood Diamond,7 and 10 p.m. April 3.* Race and Immigration in the New Ireland,a conference sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, will be held Oct. 14 to 17 in McKenna Hall.Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and United Nations high commissioner for human rights, will deliver the keynote address at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 14 in Washington Hall.To register, visit * TheImmigration: A Notre Dame Perspectivefilm series, sponsored by the Office of the President, will feature films to be screened in the Browning Cinema, includingThe Namesake,7 and 10 p.m. Sept. 20;El Norte,7 and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 27;In America,4 p.m. Oct. 14;Golden Door,7 and 10 p.m. Jan. 17; and9 Star Hotel,7 and 10 p.m. Feb. 14.* Images of Immigrant Communities, a photographic exhibition on migration by Notre Dame students, will be on display Oct. 11 to 24 in the Institute for Latino StudiesGalería América in 230 McKenna Hall.* Bought and Sold: Human Trafficking&Bonded Labor in the U.S.,a panel discussion, including testimony from a survivor of human trafficking, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Notre Dame Law School courtroom.

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