Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC)

UC, Irvine Conference

Friday, March 24, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Reception to follow)

Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG) 1517



11:00 – 11:15 – Welcome and Introductions

11:15 - 12:00 – Session 1 – Immigrant Adaptation and Incorporation

(15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

—Health for All or [Pregnant] Women and Children First? California and the Future of State-Level Undocumented Rights -- Jackie Vimo, New School for Social Research

—Rethinking Effects of Political Socialization and Assimilation on Perceived Discrimination in

—New Americans -- Maricruz Osorio, UC Riverside and Yiming “Sunny” Shao, UC Riverside

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1 – 2:00 – Session 2 – Racial/Ethnic Identities, Racial Attitudes, and Political Mobilization

        • (15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

—The Effect of Coethnic Mobilization on Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement -- Maneesh Arora, UC Irvine and Christopher Stout, Oregon State University

—Relieving the Conscience: White Guilt and Candidate Evaluation -- Tye Rush, UCLA, Loren Collingwood, UC Riverside, and Francisco Pedraza, UC Riverside

—The Contours of White Racial Identity: Implications for Political Attitudes and Behavior –Jane Junn, USC, Justin Berry, Kalamazoo College, Michelle Cornelius, USC, Dave Ebner, USC

2:00 - 2:15 Break

2:15 – 3:15 Session 3 – Factors Shaping Racial/Ethnic Minority Political Engagement

(15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

—Spanish-Language Television and Latinx Political Participation -- Yamil Velez, Weselyan University, and Ben Newman, UC Riverside

—More Like Me: Neighborhood Diversity and Asian American Group Identity -- Vivien Leung, UCLA

—The Politics of Inclusion: Belonging and Latino Political Participation -- Angela X. Ocampo, UCLA

3:15 – 3:30 – Break

3:30 – 4:50 – Session 4 – Institutional Factors Shaping Representation of Racial/Ethnic Minorities

(15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

—Big City Talk: The Role of Deliberation and Racial Conflict in Shaping Urban Representation -- Jonathan Collins, UCLA

—Minority Voices: State Legislator Participation Rates During Committee Deliberations -- Renita Miller, Yale University

—Plural Governance: Race, Ethnicity, and Legislator Communication Styles in the U.S. -- Liesel Spangler, UC San Diego

—Latino Representation in California: A Social Network Analysis -- Lisa Pringle, Claremont Graduate School

4:50 – 5:00 – Break

5:00 – 6:00 – Session 5 – Election Campaigns

(15 minutes to present the paper and 5 minutes for questions)

—Running with Trump: Republican Senate Candidates and Electoral Strategies -- Neil Chaturvedi, Cal Poly Pomona, and Chris Haynes, University of New Haven

—Winning Messages, Overcoming Bias: Exploratory Analysis of the Influence of Race and Gender on Campaign Communication -- Jenn Cryer, Stanford University

—“Florida! Florida! Florida!”: Puerto Ricans’ Political Attitudes during the 2016 Presidential Elections -- Ariana J. Valle, UCLA

Reception and dinner to follow – Map distributed at the event

If you plan on attending the lunch please rsvp to Shani Brasier, sbrasier@uci.edu no later than March 14th.


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