Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

From the New Wave "'Last Lecture' discusses U.S. policy on refugees"

November 23rd, 2015

“Who gets to be a refugee in U.S.?” Tulane University historian Jana Lipman asked an uptown campus audience on Monday (Nov. 16). “In the wake of recent tragedies, the U.S. needs to be careful that it is not acting out of fear,” Lipman said as she gave the annual Mortar Board “Last Lecture.” While controversy rages about the fate of refugees from war-torn countries in the Middle East, Lipman, an associate professor of history, focused on the Guantánamo Bay detention camp in Cuba for her talk.

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New Wave story by Hannah Dean. Published November 18.

Cuba + People
Carolina Caballero
Senior Lecturer - Spanish & Portuguese
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