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NEW Dædalus Issue—Spring 2021—Immigration, Nativism & Race in the United States
The criminalization of immigrants in America has been a decades-long project advanced by Democrats and Republicans alike. The 2016 presidential election, however, marked a resurgence of explicit racism and xenophobia, the consequences of which continue today.
Apr 21, 2021 Public
Featuring Danielle Allen, Shawn P. Healy, Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, David McCullough III, David W. Oxtoby, and Tammy Waller
May 6, 2021 Public
Featuring Jeanne K. Gang