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Im/Migration, Mobilities, Circulation

Im/Migration, Mobilities, Circulation
[Renewal]

Our broad goal is to elucidate understandings about the production of everyday knowledge and the performance of politics and practices in contemporary societies and how these shape the lives of im/migrant and mobile people. We are interested in exploring overlaps between human socio-economic and material im/mobilities, and the representations of these in terms of aesthetics, politics, practice, and theory. We will
connect the dots between the languages of science and literature, and consider how theory informs and becomes practice and vice versa. In the coming year, we will organize around the contemplation and discussion of ideas emerging from specific texts, to be chosen collectively at the beginning of each term. We also plan to dedicate regular time to works-in-progress by our members.
 
Leads
Laura Bisaillon, UTSC Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society
Alberto Zambenedetti, FAS Italian Studies
   
Faculty, University of Toronto
Kass Banning, FAS Cinema Studies
Christine Berkowitz, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
Andrea Cortinois, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Maggie Cummings, UTSC Anthropology
Angelica Fenner, FAS Cinema Studies and German
Donna Gabaccia, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
Elizabeth Harney, UTSC Arts, Culture & Media
Monica Heller, OISE Social Justice Education
Farzaneh Hemmasi, Faculty of Music
 
Faculty outside University of Toronto
Idil Atak, Criminology, Ryerson University
Victoria Bernal, Anthropology, UC-Irvine
Jennifer Hyndman, Geography, York University
Alison Mountz, Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University
Judith Nicholson, Communication Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
Antonio Sorge, Anthropology, York University   

Graduate Students, University of Toronto
Tessa Bonduelle, Anthropology
Lina El-Shamy, Art History
Paolo Frascà, Italian Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies
Karina Griffith, Cinema Studies
Puja Rai, Sociolegal Studies
Yun Emily Wang, Music
Nadia Younan, Music
Magdalena Yuksel, Cinema Studies
 
Graduate Student outside University of Toronto
Johanna Reynolds, Geography, York University
 
Undergraduate Students, University of Toronto
Ayaan Abdulle, UTSC Health Studies
Ruth Belay, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
 
Community Members
Denise Birkhofer, Ryerson Image Centre
Silvia Forni, Royal Ontario Museum
Shahram Tabe, International Diaspora Film Festival


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