Nation of Immigrants: A Short History of an Idea

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Knight Lawn Center, Room 175 • 1515 Agate St., Eugene OR

The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosts a presentation by Mae Ngai, 2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. Ngai is a professor of Asian American Studies and history at Columbia University. Her research focuses on immigration, citizenship, and nationalism. Ngai is the author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (2004), which won six major book awards; and The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America (2010).

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