Conference Paper Presentations 2014: Registered Attendees

Place, (Dis)Place and Citizenship

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Gayle Alberda (Wayne State University) and Olugbenga Ajilore (University of Toledo): "Adolescent Social Networks and Civic Engagement: A Longitudinal Study of Place and Citizenship"

Yael Allweil (Technion, Israel Institute of Technology): "Place-Based Citizenship? Surprising Proposals for Dwelling and Citizenship by Jewish andd Palestinian Israelis, 2011 Mass Housing Projects and Beyond"

Mary Elizabeth Anderson (Wayne State University) and Richard Haley: "Art Object as Citizen: Mike Kelley's Mobile Homestead in Detroit"

Theresa Avila (Independent Scholar): "Shifting Frontiers and Identities: Constructs of New Mexican Citizenship"

Rachael Baker (York University, Canada): "The Right to the City, for All: Seeking Spatial Justice and Rethinking Urban Citizenship"

Kira Baker-Doyle, Marc Brasof and Amy Widestrom (Arcadia University): "A Tale of Two High Schools: Schools as Places for Cultivating Citizenship and Youth Civic Identity"

A. William Bell (Purdue University): ""Our Staying Behind Does Not Change the Fact We Are Americans": Conceptions of Citizenship Among American Expatriates in the People's Republic of China, 1950-1958"

Rabia Belt (Georgetown University Law Center): "Institutional Disfranchisement"

Jeremy Best (Appalachian State University): "German Protestant Missionary Allegiances and the Global Nineteenth Century"

Joel E. Black (Clark Honors College): "Small Claims: Citizenship and the Spaces of Local Law"

Annalie L. Campos (Wayne State University): "Sense of Community as a Determinant of Civic Engagement in Three Cities: A Cross-Cultural Analysis"

Annalie L. Campos (Wayne State University) and Karen Thomas-Brown (University of Michigan-Dearborn): "Walk A Mile In My Shoes: Fillipino Immigrants Negotiate Their Right to Place"

Alice Caramella (Genoa University, Italy): "Challenging Citizenship in the International Arena: Indigenous Peoples before the UN Human Rights Committee"

Hsin-I Cheng (Santa Clara University): "Dis/Placing Taiwanese Online: A Critical Discourse Analysis on Representation of Newcomers"

Jennifer Cheng (University of Bern, Switzerland): "Multiculturalism, Food and Australian Identities: Representation of Ethnicities on Masterchef Australia"

Namgyal Choedup (Washington University in St. Louis): "Statelessness as a Form of Citizenship Among Tibetan Exiles"

Eun-Ju Chung (Seoul National University, Republic of Korea): "Negotiating the "state-less Citizenship": The Contestation on the Diasporan Citizenship of the Chinese in Korea"

Rodrigo Davies (MIT Center for Civic Media): "Civic Crowdfunding: a new kind of participatory citizenship or a threat to institutions?"

Andrew Dietzel (Central Michigan University): "Our State Indians: Assessing Arthur C. Parker's Reform Activism Regarding Indigenous Citizenship and the Haudenosaunee" 

Catherine D'Ignazio (MIT Media Lab and MIT Center for Civic Media): "Terra Incognita: An Experiment in Cosmopolitanism"

Corey Dzenko (University of North Carolina - Greensboro): "Imagining White Spaces: Gregory Crewdson's Uncanny Suburbs"

Catherine Fennell (Columbia University): "Rotting Homes, Reconfiguring Citizenship in Chicago's Redeveloping Public Housing"

Diane Garbow (Temple University): "Colombians Across Borders: National Branding and Affective Dimensions of Citizenship"

Glynis George (University of Windsor, Canada): "Placing multicultural citizen practices in Windsor Essex"

João Felipe Gonçalves (Tulane University): "Revolution Square: Space, the State, and Citizenship in Havana"

Erhardt Graeff (MIT Media Lab and MIT Center for Civic Media): "A Location-Based Tool for Civic Reflection and Engagement"

Siobhan Gregory (Wayne State University): "Space, Form, and the False Promise of Social Design"

Richard Haley (Artist and Teacher) and Mary Elizabeth Anderson: "Art Object as Citizen: Mike Kelley's Mobile Homestead in Detroit"

Mary Herring (Wayne State University): "Learning to Disagree: Pilot Study Report on the Use of the Online Discussion Boards to Promote Civil Discussions Among Students with Opposing Political Views"

Stephanie Hinnershitz (Valdosta State University): "Naim v. Naim and the Politics of Citizenship"

Alexis Hope & Jude Ntabathia (MIT Media Lab and MIT Center for Civic Media): "Promise Keeper: What Comes After an Election?

Saeed Khan (Wayne State University): "Citizen Fugitive of Citizen Activist? Between State Citizenship and Global Citizenship in the Era of Surveillance and National Security"

Lucas Kirkpatrick (University of Michigan): "Differentiated Citizenship and the Spatially Fragmented City: Mapping the New Geography of Citizenship in Detroit"

Dani Kranz (Erfurt University, Germany) "Of Grey Areas and Problematic Responsibilities: The Intersection of Parental Care, Bureaucracy, Courts, and Citizenship"

Oren Kroll-Zeldin (University of San Francisco): "Separate, Excluded, Unequal: Struggle and Resistance for Palestinian Permanent Residents in Occupied East Jerusalem"

Jane Ku (University of Windsor, Canada): "Placing multicultural citizen practices in Windsor Essex" 

Nives Mazur Kumric (University of Liége, Belgium): "Questioning Identity: Multiple Citizenship of National Minorities in the Republic of Croatia"

Kim Lacey (Saginaw Valley State University): "Unpaid Digital Citizenry: Neo-Capitalist Pyramid Schemes"

Sharon F. Lean (Wayne State University): "Citizens, State and Accountability in Mexico"

Peter Levine (Tufts University): "Civic Renewal in America"

Jennifer Long (University of Western Ontario, Canada): "Exploring Citizenship in the Neighborhood: How Ordinary Citizens Exclude Muslim Immigrants Through Neighborhood Spacial Practices in Rotterdam, the Netherlands"

Cherstin M. Lyon (California State University, San Bernardino): "Indigenous Land Rights: American Samoan Nationals and the Threat of Equal Protection"

Rory McCarthy (University of Pittsburgh): ""It Wasn't Really A CurryFest At All Was It?": Sikhism, Multiculturalism, and Manifestations of Citizenship in Regional Australia"

Michael McGinnis (Wayne State University): "Chick-Fil-A, Dan Cathy, and Marriage Equality: Toward Corporate Denizenship"

Shourideh Cherie Molavi (York University, Canada; Al-Quds University and Bard College, Jerusalem): "Stateless Citizenship: The Palestinian-Arab Citizens of Israel"

Nosipho Mngomezulu (Rhodes University, South Africa): "Alter/Native Nationhoods: How Digital Natives in Mauritius Construct Boundaries of Belonging"

Joanna Mosser (Drake University): "Of and In, but Still Apart: Undocumented Childhood Arrivals and the Politics of Citizenship in the U.S.”

Meenakshi Narayan (Michigan State University): "Stereotyping the Chenchu: Constructing the Tribal Identity of a "Vulnerable" Community in India"

Daniel Naujoks (United Nations Development Programme, New York): "Free Rider or Trailblazer?: Atypical Citizenship and the Meaning of Membership"

Faith Nibbs (Southern Methodist University): "The Hmong of Zomia: Cultural Citizenship, Statelessness, and Belonging"

Blatei Nongbri (Centre for Indigenous Studies, Shillong, India): "Displacement, Migration and Citizenship: A Study of the Condition and Struggle of Chakmas in Arunachal Pradesh for Indian Citizenship"

Jude Ntabathia & Alexis Hope (MIT Media Lab and MIT Center for Civic Media): "Promise Keeper: What Comes After an Election?"

Adriana Otalora (La Salle University, Bogota, Colombia): "The Displacement of a Town's Soul"

David Miller Parker (Los Angeles Pierce College): "The Place of the American City in the Struggle for LGBT Rights"

Anna Pegler-Gordon (Michigan State University): "Citizen Aliens: Chinese Migrants and the Challenge to U.S. Territorial Citizenship"

Alexander "Sandy" Pope (Salisbury University) with Alison Cohen (UC Berkeley): "Mapping Civic Epidemics"

Steven Putt (Wayne State University): "Library as Place: A Model of Migration from Physical to Virtual"

Malika Rebai Maamri (National School of Political Science, Algeria): "The Dimensions of Democratic Citizenship in Algeria"

Aranzazu Recalde (McGill University, Canada): "Experiencing Rights in Urban, Suburban and Rural Areas: Migration, Citizenship and Place"

Louise Seamster (Duke University): "Disenfranchisement and Urban Redevelopment in a New Company Town"

Seif Sekalala (Drexel University): "The Paradox of Refugee Life Stories"

Erwin Selimos (University of Windsor, Canada): "Representation and (Re)Negotiation of Citizenship, Locality and Multiculturalism in a Transnational Border City"

Kassy Skoretz (Wayne State University): "A Troubled Society: Citizenship and Reintegration in Matt Morillo's American Soldiers"

Anuppiriya Sriskandarajah (University of Windsor, Canada): "Representation and (re)negotiation of citizenship, locality and multiculturalism in a transnational border city"

Trevor Stack (University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom): "Two Citizenship Traditions in Anglo California: A Comparison with Mexico"

Valentin Stan (University of Bucharest, Romania): "Civic and Ethnic Nationalism in Some of the EU's Modern State Constitutions"

Jennie Sweet-Cushman (Catham University): "Learning to Disagree: Pilot Study Report on the Use of the Online Discussion Boards to Promote Civil Discussions Among Students with Opposing Political Views"

Karen Thomas-Brown (University of Michigan-Dearborn) and Annalie L. Campos (Wayne State University): "Walk A Mile in My Shoes: Fillipino Immigrants Negotiate Their Right to Place"

Sylvia Maria Valls (Instituto Simone Weil, Mexico): "Considerations in Favor of an Expedient and Peaceful Dissolution of the Nation-State"

Paloma E. Villegas (University of Toronto): "Surveillant Assemblages of Illegalization in Toronto, Canada"

David Watkins (University of Dayton): "Borderlands: A Missing Concept on the Conceptual Map of Political Theories of Immigration"

Amy Widestrom, Kira Baker-Doyle and Marc Brasof  (Arcadia University): "A Tale of Two High Schools: Schools as Places for Cultivating Citizenship and Youth Civic Identity"

Sophia Woodman (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom): "All Citizenship is Local: Rethinking Local Citizenship Using the China Case"

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