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Professor S. Deborah Kang
On October 23, the MacMillan Center convened a group of distinguished academics to discuss Professor S. Deborah Kang’s award-winning book The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954, published through Oxford University Press in 2017. Professor Kang is the Anne Stark and Chester Watson Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Dallas. Her book received academic acclaim that recognized the work’s timeliness, clarity, empirical prowess, and broad accessibility. (View Video) The event was an insightful discussion bringing together academics from
The Center for the Study of Representative Institutions has a dynamic selection of programming available for the Fall of 2020. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all events will be held online. Please contact ycri@yale.edu in order to RSVP for any of the following events.  The INS on the Line: A Discussion with Historian Deborah Kang Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm Professor Kang will introduce her book and discuss its development and scholarly interventions with three commentators. These scholars will, in turn, briefly
image is a poster with an impressionistic depiction of the Houses of Parliament; text below lists speakers, date, time and location for Parliamentarism book colloquium
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is pleased to announce a book colloquium on two books on parliamentarism published in the last year: Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation, and Democracy in Victorian Britain by Gregory Conti (Princeton) and Parliamentarism from Burke to Weber by William Selinger (UCL). In their respective monographs, Conti and Selinger re-establish parliamentarism—the ideal of a free state governed by representative assembly—as a central concept in 19th century European politics and chart its significance for