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Beyond Borders: A Roundtable Discussion
January 17 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What was immigration and migration like before the advent of the modern border regime in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries? Dr. Stephanie DeGooyer discusses her new book Before Borders: A Legal and Literary History of Naturalization with a panel of experts from the fields of law, literature, and history.
- David Armitage, a British historian who has written on international and intellectual history, most recently Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. He is chair of the history department and Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History at Harvard University.
- Deidre Shauna Lynch, the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University and author of Loving Literature: A Cultural History and The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning.
- Colin Yeo, an immigration barrister at Garden Court Chambers in the UK and founder of the Free Movement immigration law website. He is author of Welcome to Britain: Fixing Our Broken Immigration System.
- Stephanie DeGooyer, an assistant professor of literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is co-author of The Right to Have Rights and author Before Borders: A Legal and Literary History of Naturalization.