The teach-in has been organized by Linfield faculty and students in an effort to address and engage the community in a constructive dialogue and to raise awareness among students about issues facing immigrants in the United States.
The program will feature speakers from the community, including a minister, a health care worker and an immigration lawyer as well as faculty from Linfield. Students will also participate by presenting dramatic readings.
For more information on the program, contact Sonia Ticas, assistant professor of modern language, 503-883-2367, or Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, assistant professor of English, 503-883-2485.
A schedule for the days events follows.
TEACH-IN, MONDAY, MAY 1 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)
PERSPECTIVES ON IMMIGRATION
11-11:15: MUSICAL OPENING
11:15-11:30: Historical perspective Prof. Sharon Glasco
11:30-11:40: Poetry reading by Oliver Ogden "The new colossus" by Emma Lazarus
11:40-11:55: Immigration in the European context Prof. Joel Marrant
11:55-12:10: Health care perspective Maria George
12:10-12:30: Dick Ginsburg Legal perspective
Reading Brandon Sharp
12:30-12:45: International student perspective Chipo Dendere
12:45-1:00: Political science perspective Professors from Political Science
1:00-1:15: Bilingual reading Kalie García and others
1:15-1:30: Religious perspective Pastor Israel
1:30-1:45: Oregon Latino immigrants Prof. Jeff Peterson
1:45-2:15: Open mic
CLOSING REMARKS MUSIC