Political Science

Trump & the Media - Do Words Matter: Journalism, Communication & Alternative Truth

A day-long series of events assembling academics and media notables from diverse backgrounds in profession, identity, and perspectives to discuss the value of information and the effectiveness of communication during the Trump era. The first panel focused on the 2016 Campaign and Media, and questioned the expectations and predictions media made in contrast to actual election results.

"Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization" with author Dr. Margaret Peters

Why have countries increasingly restricted immigration even when they have opened their markets to foreign competition through trade or allowed their firms to move jobs overseas? In Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization, Dr. Margaret Peters argues that the increased ability of firms to produce anywhere in the world combined with growing international competition due to lowered trade barriers has led to greater limits on immigration.

"Diasporic Dreams, African Nation-State Realities: Rastafarian Repatriation to Tanzania"

Monique Bedasse will be the third speaker in the Emancipation and Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies Workshop Series.

All workshops will be based on a pre-circulated paper. Hardcopies are available at the African Studies Center, the Department of African American Studies, and the Ralph J. Bunche Center.

For more information contact: Eboni Shaw: eshaw@afam.ucla.edu

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