Monday, October 4, 2010
Amy Gottlieb, an immigration lawyer, adjunct faculty member at Rutgers Law School – Newark and program director of the American Friends Service Committee Immigrant Rights Program in Newark, will present on modern immigration in the United States. Freshmen are required to attend, but anyone interested may join as well. The presentation will include a lecture and discussion. This lecture is part of the Common Reading Program, a program designed to help foster community among first year students, promote shared values, and a create a sense of academic rigor. This year’s book selection is Crossing into America: the New Literature of Immigration, a collection of works edited by Louis Mendoza and Subramanian Shankar. Ms. Gottlieb's event is the first in a series of activities that will serve to connect faculty and student affairs personnel by enhancing the classroom experience with co-curricular activities. The lecture and discussion will be held Wednesday, October 6, 2010, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center.