2018 IAC Fall Forum

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Location: 
UCLA James West Alumni Center
You are invited to the UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) Annual Fall Forum, featuring the 2018–19 IAC visiting researchers and scholars, graduate and predoctoral fellows, and research grant awardees at UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. Four scholars—one representing each center—will talk about their research and their goals.
 

Josen Diaz, Ph.D., IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center
Topic: Memory as Anti-History: National Culture and Other U.S.-Philippine State Fictions
Interviewer: Victor Bascara, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair, Dept. of Asian American Studies

Yatta Kiazolu, Ph.D. Student, Department of History, Bunche Center for African American Studies
Topic: Black Women's Transnational Activism in the Era of Decolonization
Interviewer: Brenda Stevenson, Ph.D., Professor and Nickoll Family Endowed Chair in History, Dept. of History

Nancy Mithlo, Ph.D., Professor, Gender Studies, American Indian Studies Center
Topic: Seeing American Indians
Interviewer: Stella Nair, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Indigenous Arts of the Americas, Dept. of Art History

Roy Pérez, Ph.D., IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
Topic: Proximities: Queer Configurations of Race in Latinx Literature and Performance
Interviewer: Charlene Villasenor Black, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Art History and Chicana/o Studies

Refreshments will be served.

The Fall Forum will be followed by UCLA Alumni Association's Professors in the Pub program featuring Josen Diaz, Ph.D., in a conversational format.

Organized by the Institute of American Cultures and co-sponsored by the American Indian Studies Center, the Asian American Studies Center, the Bunche Center for African American Studies, and the Chicano Studies Research Center.

This event is FREE. Please RSVP at Eventbrite

 

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