On the Experiences of Immigrants Through the Lenses of History and Sociology

Shelia Sundar

Sep 30, 2021 - 12:00 pm


About the Session

How can sociology and history help us gain new insight into the lives and experiences of immigrants? Shelia Sundar, founder of the Southern History Project and acclaimed fiction writer and essayist, examines this question as she discusses three essays and leads a conversation around the experiences of immigrants through the lenses of history and sociology.

About the Presenter

Shelia Sundar is a New Orleans based fiction writer, essayist, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of the Southern History Project, which is a non-profit organization focused on shaping the teaching of history in the American South through the development of human-rights centered curricula. Sundar’s writing has appeared in CrazyhorseGuernica, the Rumpus, the New York Times, the Bookends Review, and elsewhere.


The views and opinions expressed in this webinar series are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of The Alluvial Collective. It is our goal to create spaces for a range of perspectives on the challenging issues facing our world today.

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