Asian American Studies
Monday, November 13, 2017
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
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
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.