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Social Justice, Performance and American Empire: The View from Filipino American Studies

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topic
symposium
Sponsor
Asian American Studies and SCPF
Location
Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana
Date
Apr 19, 2018   3:00 - 6:00 pm  
Speaker
Christine Balance, Nerrisa Balce, Robyn Rodriguez, Sarita See
Contact
Kat Fuenty
E-Mail
fuenty2@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-9530
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Originating Calendar
Asian American Studies

Outstanding recent scholarship in Filipino American Studies have focused on the cultural performances of gender, race, social justice activism and empire. Books by Christine Balance, Nerrisa Balce, Sarita See and Robyn Rodriguez, prominent senior scholars in the field, examine the various ways American empire from the turn of the 20th century to recent 9/11 event shape Filipino American world‐making. These three authors will offer astute and relevant observations about American national contingencies and futures.

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