A plenary panel focusing on global migration will open the first day of panels at the Midwest Slavic Conference. The panel is sponsored by the five area studies centers in the Office of International Affairs and will host five migration scholars who will discuss historical and contemporary themes in migration from regional perspectives while also highlighting the global nature of human mobility. Panelists include Jeffrey Cohen (Ohio State), Steven Lee (UC Berkeley), Eleanor Paynter (Ohio State), Johanna Sellman (Ohio State) and Sunnie Rucker-Chang (University of Cincinnati). Tara Zahra (University of Chicago) will serve as the moderator.
The plenary panel is free and open to the public.
The panel is co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, the Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Slavic and East European Studies, East Asian Studies Center, and the Middle East Studies Center.