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Annual Theme


The theme of 2021-2022 Beloit Residencies is “Citizenship, Migration, and Belonging”.

The theme of 2021-2022 Beloit Residencies is ?Citizenship, Migration, and Belonging?. Credit: Artwork by Hannah Kang'22In 2021-22, four of Beloit College’s signature Residencies have coordinated to offer a robust series of events around the common theme of Citizenship, Migration and Belonging.

This year will provide a unique opportunity to engage deeply with the pressing topics of migration, the rights of undocumented people, the plight of stateless people, and the surging refugee crisis.

Upcoming Events

Oct5th

“Stateless” Film Screening, with Michèle Stephenson, director

Director Michèle Stephenson will present and discuss her new documentary which follows families of those affected by the 2013 legislation stripping citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent, uncovering the complex history and present-day politics of Haiti and the Dominican Republic through the grassroots electoral campaign of a young attorney named Rosa Iris.

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Oct28th

Panel Discussion on Human Migration – Part I

This panel discussion is the first of a series of events at the Fall 2021 Miller Upton Forum on human migration and the wealth and wellbeing of nations.

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Oct29th

Panel Discussion on Human Migration – Part II

This is the second panel discussion of the Fall 2021 Miller Upton Forum on human migration and the wealth and wellbeing of nations.

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Oct29th

Human Migration - June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture

June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture by Upton Scholar Giovanni Peri on Human Migration and the Wealth and Wellbeing of Nations.

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Nov2nd

“Myanmar’s Killing Fields,” Film screening

In an in depth look at the issue of statelessness, secret footage and eyewitness accounts shine new light on a brutal campaign by the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims — an effort that has been described by both the United Nations and the United States as “ethnic cleansing.”

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Nov3rd

Statelessness and Violence: The Rohingya in Bangladesh

This panel discussion will look at the precarious plight of stateless Rohingya people, displaced from Myanmar, living in Bangladesh.

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Nov11th

Ivan Stone Lecture: Statelessness and Inclusion - Amal de Chickera

What does it mean to be “Stateless?” A person who is stateless has been denied the right to nationality and citizenship.

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Mar21st

The Rights of the Undocumented - Weissberg Chair Residency with Jason De León

The Weissberg Residency will focus on the Rights of the Undocumented, with Weissberg Chair Jason De León.

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Annual Themes

The annual theme initiative is aimed at helping make stronger connections for students across the co-curricular events in order to integrate diverse disciplinary perspectives on a common topic of vital global importance.

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