Mae Ngai: Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

City and Regional Planning Colloquium: Immigration and Citizenship

Mae M. Ngai is a professor of history at Columbia University. Her main teaching and research interests pertain to questions of transnational migration, citizenship, race and ethnicity, and nations and nationalism. She is author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America, which won the Frederick Jackson Turner prize from the Organization of American Historians and the Littleton-Griswold Prize from the American Historical Association, among other awards.

Sponsored by the Department of City and Regional Planning, the Department of Development Sociology, and the Polson Institute for Global Development.

 

 

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