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ACYIG 2017 Conference – Childhoods in Motion: Children, Youth, Migration, and Education Conference

March 3, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Please join us for an innovative conference experience: “Childhoods in Motion: Children, Youth, Migration, and Education Conference” from March 3 to 5, 2017.

The event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration, the Anthropology of Childhoods and Youth Special Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association, and the Council of Anthropology and Education (also of AAA).

In addition to over 60 exciting papers, we will host a community tour of the Koreatown/Pico Union/UCLA Community School, a performance by CalArts of their award-winning theater production Shelter, an art exhibit, public actions and scrumptious dim sum banquet. We also are delighted to showcase the important work of anthropologist Lynn Stephen in her keynote address: “Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey.”

Conference Registration: To register, please click here. Rates are professional ($60), non-UCLA student ($30), UCLA students (free). Panelists must register by February 15, 2017. Attendees must register by February 28, 2017. There will be limited on-site registration (cash or check only). Cancellations after February 28, 2017 will incur a 50% cancellation fee.

Conference Banquet tickets: Join us for the conference banquet at Palace Seafood & Dim Sum for a price-fixe meal of $40. Palace Seafood is located within a short car ride at 11701 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90025 (http://www.palaceseafooddimsum.com/). Carpooling will be available. Space is limited so you must purchase banquet tickets in advance.

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For the conference program


Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration, and Council of Anthropology and Education

Book: Migrant Youth, Transnational Families and the State: Care and Contested Interests. <http://www.amazon.com/dp/0812246047/ref=cm_sw_su_dp>
University of Pennsylvania Press.


March 3, 2017
March 5, 2017
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