Invited Talks:

 

 

  • Feb 2021- “Migration Series”, Speaker and Panelist, Asian American Caucus, UGBC, Boston College.

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  • Sep 2020 -"From 9/11 to Travel Bans: The contemporary ethno-racial, high-skilled Muslim experience" Clough Centre for the study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College.

  • Aug 2020 - "Experiences of International Faculty", Speaker and Panellist, The Center for Teaching Excellence, Boston College.

  • Feb 2020 – "Muslim women in Popular Media", Guest Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Emmanuel College.

  • Nov 2019- "Immigrants & Refugees", Speaker, and Panellist, McGillycuddy-Logue Fellowship Program through the Office of International Programs, Boston College.

  • Oct 2019 – "Aspirational Mobility: The Resilient Pakistani Muslim immigrant experience in the US."Harvard Immigration Workshop, Harvard University.

 

  • Mar 2019- "Monetizing Migration", Speaker and Panellist, Embrace Week, FACES, UGBC, Boston College.

 

 

  • Nov 2018- "Asian representations on social media", Speaker and Panellist, UGBC, Office of International Programs, Boston College.

 

  • Aug 2018 -"Experiences of International Instructors", Panel: Speaker and Panellist, The Center for Teaching Excellence, Boston College.

 

  • Dec 2017  -"Muslim Bans, Refugee Bans, Ending DACA – A Threat to All Our Freedoms How Did We Get Here – and What Can We Do."   Speaker and Panellist on “ Sponsored by Council on American-Islamic Relations –Massachusetts (CAIR-MA)     Harvard Law School. Harvard Islamic Society, National Lawyers Guild – Mass, New England Law Immigration Law Association, Northeastern University School of Law, https://cssh.northeastern.edu/humanservices/muslim-bans-refugee-bans-ending-daca-how-did-we-get-here/

  • April 2016- “History of Race in the United States.” Guest Lecturer- Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College.

 

 Selected Conference Paper Presentations 

                                                                              

  •  Aug 2021- American Sociological Association: From 9/11 to Travel Bans: The contemporary ethno-racial, high-skilled Muslim experience-. Regular Session on Asia and the Global Asian Diaspora. ASA 2021 

  • March 2021- From 9/11 to Travel Bans: The contemporary ethno-racial, high-skilled Muslim experience- 'Bold New Voices in Migration Research: Understanding Displacement, Hope, Resistance'. Harvard University

 

  • Dec 2020- Racialization and Immigration Conference- “Migrant experiences and belonging”– NC State University and Rochester Institute of Technology

 

  • October 2020- Immigration Initiative Research- From 9/11 to Travel Bans: The contemporary ethno-racial, high-skilled Muslim experience, Harvard University.

  • Aug 2019 - American Sociological Association:  Regular session Racism and Anti-Racism, “The Racialization of the Muslim body & space in Hollywood”, New York.

  • May 2018 - Global Studies Association of North America conference, Globalization, Race, and the New Nationalism, Race and Media: "The Racialization of the Muslim body & space in Hollywood”, Howard University – DC

  • Aug 2017 – American Sociological Association:  Regular session Comparative U.S. Racial Formation “The Racialization of the Muslim body & space in Hollywood”, Montreal, Canada.

  • Mar 2017 – 12th Social Theory Forum program- Students Race and Identity- “Double Consciousness:  How Pakistani Graduate Students Navigate their Contested Identities in American Universities”, U Mass Boston. 

  • Aug 2016 – SSSP Regular session Racial Formation and Racialization of Arabs, Middle Easterners, South Asians, and Muslims – Thematic,   “Double Consciousness:  How Pakistani Graduate Students Navigate their Contested Identities in American Universities” – Seattle.

  • Aug 2015 – American Sociological Association: Regular session on Immigrant Communities–"The -0.5 generation: Acculturation Strategies and Multifaceted Identity of Pakistani graduate students navigating US culture"- Chicago. 

 

  • Aug 2015 – SSSP Regular session Removing the Mask: Global Racialization- "Simulation of Muslim Identity"- Chicago. 

 

  • Sep 2014 – Harvard Immigration Workshop- "Keepers and Explorers: The multi-faceted identity of Pakistani graduate students navigating US culture"- Boston.

 

  • Aug 2014- SSSP Annual Meeting 2014 - " Keepers and Explorers: The multi-faceted identity of Pakistani graduate students navigating US culture"-San Francisco.

 

  • Feb 2013 – Eastern Sociological Society 2013- " Pakistani Graduate Student at the Cross Sections of US Culture"-Boston.