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Rossi Lecture: 'Immigration and Labor Market Precarity in the 21st Century U.S.'

Event Details

April 13, 2017
11:30 am-1:30 pm

Campus Center

Room: Amherst Room

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

Ruth Milkman, professor of sociology at the CUNY Graduate Century and the Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, will analyze challenges currently facing low-wage immigrant workers, recent efforts to organize them, and the politics that blames them for the plight of U.S.-born workers. She will highlight issues facing undocumented and women migrant workers. 

This talk is sponsored by the Department of Sociology.


The Campus Center is located in the middle of campus at 1 Campus Center Way. Parking is available in the Campus Center Garage.

More details on directions and parking.

Event Category

Lecture/Talk/Panel Sociology