Event Date and Time
Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union


On March 28, 2019, the Center for Global Migration Studies will host Kicked Out, an interdisciplinary conference examining the history and contemporary impact of United States detention and deportation policies. Brining together leading scholars, public officials, students, activists, and community members, the conference is a venue to discuss the use of detention and deportation, the impact on communities, and strategies for responding. 

The conference will feature a panel discussion on the national/transnational context of Detention. Kelly Lytle Hernandez, Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, will deliver a keynote address discussing migrant communities and the carceral state. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Organization of American Historians and University of Maryland's College of Arts and Humanities, Department of History, U.S. Latina/o Studies Program, and Department of American Studies.