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Marlene Epp, “Narrating the Canadian Mosaic: Immigration and Ethnicity in Canada / Immigration et ethnicité au Canada”

Canada has about 200 ethnic groups, according to the most recent national census. To write the individual histories of all of these groups is a daunting, probably impossible, task. In 1979 the Canadian Historical Association (CHA), with funding from what…

Resources for Migration and Refugee Histories of the Middle East

The following list of resources was developed to teach the course, Migrants and Refugees in the Modern Middle East. Designed by historian Stacy D. Fahrenthold, the course is structured to meet weekly and is arranged around a series of core…

Conference to Mark Centennial of Bisbee Deportation

Historians and legal scholars are being invited to submit proposals for papers examining the circumstances of the Bisbee Deportation, an infamous chapter in Arizona history. Selected papers will be presented this fall during a conference at the James E. Rogers…

Hidetaka Hirota, “No Frontiers but Those of Humanity Itself: Immigration Reform in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts”

One of the most important developments in modern America is the widening gap between citizens and noncitizens. Citizenship status in many ways determines the rights and privileges of people in the United States today. But in the nineteenth century the…

Carl Lindskoog, “Writing Refugee History Amidst an Historic Refugee Crisis”

It was Tuesday, February 7. My four-year-old son and I were racing down Grand Central Parkway in Queens toward JFK airport. We were on our way to what we hoped would be a first meeting with a Syrian refugee family…

Vol. 48, Issue 2 of IEHS Newsletter (Winter 2016-2017) Now Available in Print and Online

Vol. 48, Issue 2 of the IEHS Newsletter (Winter 2016-2017) has been mailed to print subscribers. Online-only subscribers can request access at http://iehs.org/online/iehs-newsletter/  

IEHS Lifetime Achievement Award: Congratulations to Alan M. Kraut and George J. Sánchez

IEHS Lifetime Achievement Award: Congratulations to Alan M. Kraut and George J. Sánchez

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society is pleased to announce that Alan M. Kraut and George J. Sánchez are the 2017 recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Professors Kraut and Sánchez will be honored at the annual IEHS banquet, which…

2017 Call for Nominations

2017 Call for Nominations

The IEHS Nominating Committee invites IEHS members to recommend colleagues for leadership positions in the organization.  In March 2017, the IEHS will elect three new Executive Board members, whose terms will run from 2017 to 2020.  The nominations committee will…

Apply Now: IEHS Newsletter Editor Position

Apply Now: IEHS Newsletter Editor Position

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society seeks a new editor for the IEHS Newsletter. Published continually since 1968, the Newsletter is the oldest publication of the Society and contains articles of historiographical and pedagogical interest about the field of immigration…

Nicholas Trajano Molnar, “On the Eve of Immigration Restriction”

“Now an acrid odor of the 1920s is again in the air.” – John Higham, President of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society, 1979-1982 As the United States enters the final phase of the 2016 election season, millions of Americans…

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