CLE – Xenophobia Past and Present: A Conversation with Author Erika Lee


Join the AILA Minnesota Dakotas Chapter for a conversation with esteemed historian and professor Dr. Erika Lee on anti-immigrant bias and its impact on American immigration both past and present.  Dr. Lee is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading immigration and Asian American historians, and she currently serves as Regents Professor, the Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History, and the Director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, as well as the President of the Organization of American Historians.  This presentation with Dr. Lee will feature key insights from her recent award-winning book, America for Americans – A History of Xenophobia in the United States, as well as the new Immigrants in COVID America project. Dr. Lee will discuss America’s identity as a “nation of immigrants” while at the same time tracing its long history of xenophobia and restrictive immigration policies.  CLE credit for Minnesota is pending.

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Wednesday, January, 18 2023, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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