Saturday, November 13 / 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM Aria B (Third Level)

Session 221
"Are Italians White"? Continuing to Debate Processes of Racialization across Time and Space

Chair: Ashley Johnson Bavery , Eastern Michigan University
Discussant: Ashley Johnson Bavery , Eastern Michigan University

1. Answering the Southern Question: Race, Belonging, and Nation in the Making of ItalyAliza S. Wong , Texas Tech University.

2. “Citizens Plead Necessity for White Supremacy” & the “Privileged Dago” Clause: The Racial Transiency of Sicilians in Jim Crow LouisianaJessica B. Jackson, Colorado State University.

3. Privileges of Illegality: Unauthorized Italian Immigration to the United States and Adjustment of Status in the Twentieth CenturyDanielle Battisti, University of Nebraska, Omaha.

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