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Anthropology Colloquium: Erin Routon

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm

McGraw Hall, 215
740-750 University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

A Particular Social Group: Legal Advocacy, Care, and Conflict in U.S. Family Detention


Erin is a transplanted Texan at Cornell and is currently conducting field research in her home state.  She received her B.A. in English from the University of Hawai’i, Hilo, in 2006 and her M.A. in Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside in 2013. Her research interests include: im/migrant detention and incarceration; migrant aid work and legal activism; border studies; material culture; emotion and emotional labor; and gender.

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Liz Kirk

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there will be a receiption after the talk.

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free and open to the public.

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