The Refugee Crisis: At-Risk Students and Scholars

Friday, Jan 06 2017 8:30 pm

Event End Time 2017-01-06 21:45
Event Location Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Co-sponsors Modern Language Association
In Event Types: Panel

Scholars at Risk Senior Program Officer Lauren Crain and two scholars will speak on a panel entitled “The Refugee Crisis: At-Risk Students and Scholars” at the Modern Language Association’s Annual Convention.

The two scholars, who have been forced to flee massive conflicts in their countries and are unable to return home, will tell stories of their efforts to reestablish their academic careers abroad, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for scholars who seek to cross boundaries.

SAR board member Domna Stanton will preside over the discussion.