Asian American Studies

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

    • 4:00 - 6:10 pm
    • Main Library Orange Room (1408 W. Gregory Drive)

    The Proud to be First-Gen Series presents: First Gen Resource Fair! Come to the Main Library Orange Room on Wednesday, January 31 between 4:00 and 6:00 PM for great resources, information, and tools.

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Friday, February 16, 2024

    • 3:00 pm
    • 1208 W Nevada St, Urbana

    Emi Sawada will read canonical histories of diaspora and labor migration against the grain to demonstrate how contemporary artist Meera Desai and her collaborators challenge the conditions of a US empire that thrives on the production of ghost mothers—figures who comprise neither human nor nonhuman beings but are crucial to the expansion of the imperial projects.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

    • 7:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center

    Dr. Robin D.G. Kelley, Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in US History at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the author of several books including Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times (2012) and Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination (2002).

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    • 12:15 pm
    • 22 Education Building

    27 February, 2024, 12:15 PM 22 Education Building Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales is an award-winning distinguished professor in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. Since 2000, she’s taught Asian American Studies focusing on Filipina/x/o (American) Studies, women studies, and courses focused on the praxis of Ethnic Studies pedagogy.

Thursday, February 29, 2024