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Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement (with Sarah Bishop)

  • Knox Hall 606 West 122nd Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
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Monday, June 24, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Knox Hall 509, 606 West 122nd Street

Sarah C. Bishop is a migration scholar and oral historian. She works as an Associate Professor at Baruch College, City University of New York, and as a community organizer and immigrant rights advocate at Mixteca Organization in Brooklyn.

Bishop specializes in research concerning the interactions of migration, citizenship, nationalism, and media. Her most recent book, Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement, is now available from Oxford University Press; a chapter from this book won the Abraham Briloff Prize in Ethics. Her previous book, U.S. Media and Migration: Refugee Oral Histories (Routledge, 2016), won an Outstanding Book Award from the National Communication Association and the Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award.

Bishop’s research has been supported by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard University; the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society at Villanova University; the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, the Urban Communication Foundation; the ZeMKI Center for Media, Communication, and Information at the University of Bremen; the Eugene M. Lang Foundation; the Diversity Projects Development Fund; and the Advanced Research Collaborative at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her work appears in national and international journals including Communication & Society, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Communication, Culture & Critique, Space & Culture, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, and the Journal of Studies in International Education. At Baruch, Bishop teaches a range of graduate and undergraduate classes in Gender/Race/Ethnicity in Communication, Media and Migration, Global Communication, Privilege and Difference, and Digital Media Culture.