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Rebecca M. Schreiber

performance. Their installation, Embassy of the Refugee , which was displayed as part of Bay Area Now 8 held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San Francisco, included a 20’ x 10’ x 18’ structure resembling that of a partially built church or house

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Liliana L. Jubilut

strategies can be adopted, including the development of specific entry processes, the introduction of entry quotas, a commitment to supporting performance upon admission, follow-ups with strategies in place to address any difficulties based on the students

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

border, filtering; perhaps the most brutally patrolled border of all ( Papadopoulos and Tsianos 2013 ). Citizenship is something performed, and these performances are ethical, cultural, creative, social, and often pleasurable. Figures 3 and 4

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

back in Romania now. Or who knows where.” By the time we got to this point in the interview, some of Marius's mates came to join the conversation in the Romanian cafe in North London where we met. Such narratives, told with gusto, are performances

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Representing Sanctuary

On Flatness and Aki Kaurismäki's Le Havre

Vinh Nguyen

social subject. Those seeking asylum are expected to embody acceptable emotions through performances of suffering that elicit pity, sympathy, and care in affective relationality with the state and its citizens. Or, they must convey happiness and hope as a

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Photography as Archive

The Self and Other in Isolation: An Interview with Saiful Huq Omi, followed by The Human that Is Lacking: A response to Saiful Huq Omi's photograph

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh and Saiful Huq Omi

since photography was invented, the camera had to change its angle: instead of seeing others in front of the lens, it turned 180 degrees, focusing on the imagemaker instead. Now, if one were to research the performance of photography during this time

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Rihab Azar

of world-renowned composer Nigel Osborne and three wonderful women musicians in Scotland, I returned to London full of a sense of hope and companionship. “Music and Migration” was the title of our two performances: a presentation and a promenade in

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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

based on mutual respect. At the end, as Nando Sigona (2014: 378) asserts, the interview process is a “performance in which the meanings of questions and responses are contextually grounded and jointly constructed.” However, as reflexive as my

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

destination countries, low-paid foreign workers become crucial to the accumulation of capital through the performance of “dirty work,” the often grueling, subservient, and literally dirty jobs that average citizens do not want. Around the world, immigrants are

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Ben Page, Olga R. Gulina, Doğuş Şimşek, Caress Schenk, and Vidya Venkat

migration studies; literacy, performance, art and film studies; digital and new media; postcolonialism and critical race theory; transnational and comparative cultural studies; anthropology; and cultural politics to offer an interdisciplinary exchange in