Southeastern Immigration Studies Association

2023 SEISA Annual Meeting

April 14 and 15, 2023

Greenville, SC

Migrants, Labor, and Activism: Pasts, Presents, and Futures

SEISA is happy to announce that Dr. Paul Ortiz, professor at the University of Florida and author of An African American and Latinx History of the United States, and Dr. Yolanda Chávez Leyva, the lead historian for the first-ever Bracero Museum (funded by the Mellon Foundation) slated to open in Socorro, Texas in 2024, will be delivering the keynotes. 

Dr. Ortiz’s university page is here and Dr. Yolanda Chávez Leyva’s page is here. Both are historians and engaged in the public humanities.

Call for Proposals was due DEC. 30, 2022. Click here

2023 conference registration is here

The 2023 conference program is here.

SEISA 2023 Lodging information for Greenville, SC 

SEISA 2023 conference will be held at the USC Upstate Greenville Campus (255 South Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC 29607) on April 14 and 15, 2023. Parking is free. 


Downtown Greenville is located 3 miles away from the conference location. The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is located 12 miles from the conference location.


There is not a specific hotel for this conference not a walking distance one. Attendees may want to consider booking their stay in beautiful downtown Greenville.


A quick online search (hotels in downtown Greenville, SC) will give you many options for staying downtown. Below you can see three options. The fourth hotel mentioned is not on a different location.


Some options for hotels downtown:


Holiday Inn Express Suites Greenville-Downtown

407 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

3.0 mi from USC Upstate Greenville Campus


Aloft Greenville Downtown

5 N Laurens St, Greenville, SC 29601

3.0 mi from from USC Upstate Greenville Campus


Hyatt Place Greenville Downtown

128 E Broad St, Greenville, SC 29601

2.8 mi from USC Upstate Greenville Campus

A hotel not located downtown:

Hilton Greenville

45 W Orchard Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29615•(864) 232-4747

3.3 mi from USC Upstate Greenville Campus

Event Schedule from 2023. 

SEISA 2023 Poster