Asian American Studies


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    • 12:00 pm
    • IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 W Illinois St, Urbana)

    OpEd info session – In April 2018, IPRH will be sponsoring a workshop organized by the OpEd Project whose mission “is to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world.” Come to this information session to learn more about the spring event from Anke Pinkert, who attended an OpEd workshop in Chicago, and find out how you can participate at Illinois.

Friday, November 3, 2017

    • All Day
    • Multiple Locations

    Speculative Futures consists of multiple events at different locations. For the full schedule, visit the Speculative Futures @ Illinois website. November 3 Creative Writers Tech Talk 1:30 p.m. | Levis Faculty Center Inside NCSA: Reception + Interactive Demonstrations 5:30–7:00 p.m. | National Center for Supercomputing Applications

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (707 S. Mathews Ave, Urbana)

    Departing from the dominant scholarship on immigrant incorporation that focuses on national cultures or traditions, domestic political elites, and international norms, I argue that civil society actors drew on existing strategies previously applied to incorporate historically marginalized groups, to confront the challenges of immigrant incorporation.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • 101 Armory Building (505 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign)

    "So Long Asleep: Waking the Ghosts of a War" chronicles a decades-long project to excavate and repatriate the remains of Korean men who died doing forced labor in Hokkaido during the Asia-Pacific War. Roderick Wilson, Rubie Watson, Ga Young Chung - Discussion Panel. David Plath, director and producer of the film, will be present for Q&A following the panel discussion.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    • 12:00 pm
    • IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    Inside Scoop events bring University of Illinois undergraduates from any major into close conversation about humanities and arts-related topics with distinguished Illinois faculty and visiting scholars.

    • 5:00 pm
    • 180 Bevier Hall

    This paper reflects on the colonial pasts within which national archives and national history privilege the interests of ruling elites, slave owners, and colonial administrators, and deny indigenous, enslaved, laboring and colonized people the humanity and presence they accord free liberal citizens in t Lisa Lowe is Professor of English and Humanities at Tufts Universit

Saturday, November 11, 2017

    • 3:00 pm
    • Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago (111 S Michigan, Chicago, IL)

    Mark D. Steinberg teaches at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of many books on the Russian revolutionary era, including The Fall of the Romanovs: Political Dreams and Personal Struggles in a Time of Revolution (Yale 1995), and Voices of Revolution, 1917 (Yale 2001).

Monday, November 13, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

    This talk compares the protection for women’s economic interest in domestic relations and the protection for women from domestic violence between the United States and China. The speaker will explain the reasons leading to these differences and offer her perspective on the prevention and intervention of family violence to women.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    • 3:00 pm

    This documentary focuses on Dokdo/Takeshima territorial dispute-related activism in Japan and Korea. It provides individual activists in both countries with a platform to talk about themselves, their activism and their views of the other country.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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