Oct 22
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
7:00 PM

What Makes America Great? Immigration, Citizenship, and the Wisconsin Economy

Cindy Cheng, Christy Clark-Pujara, Sarah Lloyd, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Mike Wiggins Jr. with Gregg Mitman

An interdisciplinary group of UW scholars and local experts, Cindy Cheng, Professor of History, Christy Clark-Pujara, Professor of Afro-American Studies, Sarah LloydSpecial Projects Coordinator, Wisconsin Farmers Union, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, and Mike Wiggins  Jr., Chairman of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, come together to discuss how changing attitudes toward immigration and rising nationalist sentiments in both the past and the present shapes the meaning of what it means to be a citizen of Wisconsin and the U.S.A. 

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