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Othered Immigrants: Inclusive Storytelling for Well-Being, Advocacy, and Counternarratives

About This Event


Session 1: 9:00-10:15 AM

  • Othered Immigrants & Well-Being
  • Speakers: Srivi Ramasubramanian (welcome), Satveer Kaur-Gill, Monica Cornejo, Rukhsana Ahmed, and Nickesia Gordon

Session 2: 10:15- 11:30 AM

  • Immigrant Advocacy & Counternarratives
  • Speakers: Yea-Wen Chen, Makini Beck, Brice Nordquist, and Ritika Popli

Session 3: 11:30 -12:30 PM

  • Lunch & Poster Session
  • Presenters: CODE^SHIFT students

Session 4: 12:30-1:45 PM

  • Creeping Crisis in South Asia: Perspectives on Health & Environmental Communication
  • Speakers: Iccha Basnyat & Muhammed Ittefaq (moderated by Srivi Ramasubramanian)

Session 5: 1:45-3:00 PM

  • Newhouse Showcase Session
  • Speakers: Charisse L’Pree Corsbay-Massay, David Oh, Nausheen Husain, and Srivi Ramasubramanian (closing remarks)

Featured Guests

  1. Satveer Kaur-Gill, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  2. Monica Cornejo , Assistant Professor, Cornell University
  3. Rukhsana Ahmed, Associate Professor, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York
  4. Nickesia Gordon, Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
  5. Yea-Wen Chen, Professor, San Diego State University
  6. Makini Beck, Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
  7. Brice Nordquist, Associate Professor & Dean’s Prof. of Community Engagement, College of Arts & Sciences, Syracuse University
  8. Ritika Popli, Lecturer, Colgate University
  9. Iccha Basnyat, Associate Professor, George Mason University
  10. Muhammed Ittefaq, Assistant Professor, James Madison University
  11. Charisse L’Pree Corsbie-Massay, Associate Professor & Newhouse Endowed Chair of Public Communications (2022-2025), Newhouse School, Syracuse University
  12. David C. Oh, Associate Professor, Newhouse School, Syracuse University
  13. Nausheen Husain, Assistant Professor, Newhouse School, Syracuse University
  14. Srivi Ramasubramanian, Newhouse Professor & Endowed Chair, Newhouse School, Syracuse University


This symposium is hosted by CODE^SHIFT (Collaboratory for Data Equity, Social Healing, Inclusive Futures & Transformation). We are grateful to all CODE^SHIFT students and staff at the Newhouse School for their assistance. Many thanks to the CNY Humanities Corridor and the South Asia Center at Syracuse University for their support.

April 5, 2024, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I3 Center (Room 432), Newhouse Building 3, Newhouse School, Syracuse University.

ISD6: Communication & Social Justice

Category: Conference Workshop or Mini-Seminar Meeting

Audience: Open to all Corridor Institutions

Host: Syracuse University

RSVP by April 2, 2024