Sunaina Maira

Fellowship for Professor to Study Arab Immigrant Community in SF Bay Area

April 22, 2019
Sunaina Maira, a professor of Asian American studies in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, has been awarded a Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies fellowship to explore how the Arab community in the San Francisco Bay Area is dealing with the fallout from those travel ban restrictions.

Migration and Refugee Scholars, Activists Talk at UC Davis

February 05, 2018
"Border Protests and Transnational Solidarities," organized by the Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies at UC Davis will examine border and migration issues in Palestine, Korea, North Africa, Latin America and Kashmir.

Border Studies Initiative Examines ‘Racialized Belonging’

February 03, 2016
Defining borders, looking at who is crossing them and who we allow and don’t allow to cross them, are some of the issues the UC Davis Comparative Border Studies Initiative investigates. The next event of the Mellon Foundation funded three-year initiative will focus on the topic “Human Rights, Citizenship and Racialized Belonging.”