Asian American Studies
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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.
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
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.
Speculative Futures consists of multiple events at different locations. For the full schedule, visit the Speculative Futures @ Illinois website. November 4 Imagining Futures 2:00 p.m. | Electrical and Computer Engineering Building Auditorium Worlds Collide 3:30 p.m. | Electrical and Computer Engineering Building Auditorium
Timothy R. Pauketat is an Anthropology Professor and an archaeologist with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey at the University of Illinois. His research focuses on ancient intersections of humanity and history as understood through the materials, substances, other-than-human beings, and phenomena of urban experience, particularly in pre-Columbian North America.
Akanezora is an empathic period drama, based on Yamamoto Ichiriki's Naoki Award winning novel, starring Nakatani Miki and Uchino Masaaki. The scene is set in Fukagawa in the Edo period, with Eikichi (Uchino Masaaki), a tofu maker who comes from Kyo to Edo, and his Edo-born wife, Ofumi (Nakatani Miki).
"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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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.
Fall semester Major/Minor Luncheon
In this talk, I will briefly explore hunger striking as a form of "high-risk activism," as well as the 1994 UC Santa Barbara hunger strike that lasted ten days. While effective, this action left many questions unanswered, including how students and other marginalized communities might resist today.