Asian American Studies Lecture Series Archive

Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Tina Chang

Thu, Nov 15, 2018, 4:30 pm

Join Tina Chang as she reflects on a life fueled by the search for identity, meaning, and purpose. Ms. Chang will read poems from her three collections of poetry: Half-Lit Houses, Of Gods & Strangers, and her forthcoming collection, Hybrida, while she reflects on what it means to lead a life well lived through...

Location: Burr Hall, Room 219
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Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Fiona I. B. Ngô

Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 4:30 pm
Fiona I. B. Ngô is an associate professor in the Departments of Asian American Studies and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Location: East Pyne, Room 010
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Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Leti Volpp

Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 4:30 pm
Leti Volpp is Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice and director of the Center for Race and Gender at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. She researches immigration and citizenship law with a particular focus on how law is shaped by ideas about culture and identity.
Location: Lewis Library, Room 120
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Asian American Studies Lecture Series: David Roh

Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 4:30 pm

David S. Roh is associate professor of English and director of the Digital Matters Lab at the University of Utah, where he specializes in digital humanities and Asian American literature. He is the author of Illegal Literature (University of Minnesota Press), and co-editor of Techno-Orientalism (Rutgers University Press).

Location: East Pyne, Room 010
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Asian American Studies Lecture Series: David L. Eng

Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 4:30 pm
David L. Eng is Richard L. Fisher Professor of English, and graduate chair of the Department of English of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also professor in the Program in Asian American Studies, the Program in Comparative Literature & Literary Theory, and the Program in Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies.
Location: East Pyne, Room 010
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Asian American Collisions Along the Arc of History, Past Present Future Tense

Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 4:30 pm
 
Location: 100 Jones Hall
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Embodying Labor-Time: Vital Temporalities and Vital Proximities in the Filipino Labor Diaspora

Thu, Apr 19, 2018, 4:30 pm
 
Location: 100 Jones Hall
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Slow Life and Palestine: Settler Colonialism in Five Parts

Thu, Mar 1, 2018, 4:30 pm
 
Location: 100 Jones Hall
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Possessing Polynesians: Whiteness and Settler Colonialism in Hawai'i

Thu, Feb 15, 2018, 4:30 pm
Maile Arvin is an assistant professor of History and Gender Studies at the University of Utah. A Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) scholar, her research focuses on historical and contemporary issues of race, indigeneity, gender and science particularly in relation to Kānaka Maoli, the Western idea of the Polynesian race as almost white, and the...
Location: 100 Jones Hall
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Logistical Monstrosities: Megaships, Megaports, and Infrastructures of Violence Along the TransPacific Supply Chain

Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 4:30 pm
Situating the growth of mega-ships and ports within the broader context of the rise of logistics, Charmaine Chua argues that the material systems of global supply should be understood not as durable infrastructure — public works that stimulate local economic development — but as durable monstrosities that imprint the colonial violence of global...
Location: 010 East Pyne
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