American Indian Studies Program
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In this presentation, I take as a starting point the archive-based process of writing The Great Woman Singer: Gender and Voice in Puerto Rican Music. I address the specific concerns that arise when studying voice via archival work; analyzing women singers as musicians and thinkers; and writing about purportedly marginal locations.
The current political climate presents significant threats, such as the resurgence of white supremacy and racism,xenophobia, Islamophobia, ableism, and heterosexism, as well as attacks on humanitarian and scientific knowledge. These challenges intersect with and complicate the global debate over climate change, economic disparity, and war and conflict.
Presentation by Courtney Cottrell, 2017-2018 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in American Indian Studies
While diverging in terms of site, group,and problematic, here I situate the production of each of these within broader networks or empire. I argue that reading 'sideways' along imperial networks demonstrates the neglected history of the interconnection and interdependence of these constructs.
Carlos Molina-Vital, Quecha Languages, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Aimee Carbaugh & Jeannie Larmon, Doctoral Candidates, Department of Anthropology
The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is celebrating its 20th year on campus with a series of exciting activities. A symposium of panel discussions surrounding the formation of the field of Asian American Studies and its future.
This symposium is one of 6 selected by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research to participate in the Illinois 150: The 21st Century University and Research for the Public Good conference, April 10-12, 2018. The Humanities and Public Life symposium is the result of an ongoing collaboration between the Center for Advanced Study and the Illinois Program for Research in
Shanondora Billiot (United Houma Nation), Assistant Professor, School of Social Work