MAJOR SCHOLARS FROM sociology, city planning, economics, history, and public policy convene to present research on the role of immigration in reshaping metropolitan housing markets, creating economic opportunity, and transforming neighborhoods throughout the United States (and beyond).
9:00-9:15: Introduction/Welcome (Thomas Sugrue) Watch video
9:15-10:45: Revitalizing Small Cities and Suburbs
Introductions by Chair: Laurencio Sanguino (SSPF Postdoc) Watch video
Marilynn Johnson (Boston College, History), "The Metropolitan Diaspora: New Immigrants in the Greater Boston Suburbs" Watch video.
Michael Katz and Kenneth Ginsburg (Penn, History), "Immigrant Cities as Reservations for Low Wage Labor: Bridgeport, Passaic, and Paterson" Watch video