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2:45 pm

Philip Kretsedemas served as Professor of Sociology at UMass-Boston for over 15 years, achieving the rank of Full Professor.

4:30 pm, Olin Library, 107

Natural disasters and the dire effects of climate change cause massive population displacements and lead to some of the most intractable political and humanitarian challenges seen today. And yet, under current U.S. law, there is no such thing as a climate refugee.

10:30 am

Contributing authors of Children and Youths’ Migration in a Global Landscape (Emerald, 2022) are joining the Migrations initiative to speak about their work and writing.

5:15 pm, Johnson Museum of Art, Wing lecture room

Al-An deSouza will present the third Migrations Visiting Artist Talk, “The Culture of Location,” in conjunction with their current exhibition at the Johnson Museum, Al-An deSouza: Elegies for Futures Past.

4:30 pm, Physical Sciences Building, 120

Brenda Yeoh (National University of Singapore) gives the 12th Frank H. Golay Memorial Lecture.