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Where Do We Go from Here? The Future of Ethnic and Gender Studies

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018. 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall
Workshop: 
CORE: Critical Orientations to Race and Ethnicity
Meeting Description: 

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the student strikes at San Francisco State University that launched nationwide struggles for ethnic studies and for gender studies. Join our esteemed faculty to reflect together on the past, present, and future of ethnic and gender studies.

A light meal will be served. RSVP requested: https://goo.gl/forms/Fk2WX1ysenhcDwpw1

This event is co-sponsored by the Humanities Center and the Research Institute of CCSRE.

Speakers:

Gordon H. Chang is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities in the Department of History. His most recent book is Fateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation with China (2015).

Harry J. Elam, Jr. is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities in the Department of Theater and Performance Studies, and the Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.

Estelle Freedman is the Edgar E. Robinson Professor in the Department of History. She is a co-founder of the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Ramón Saldívar is the Hoagland Family Professor of Humanities and Sciences in the Departments of English and Comparative Literature. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama in 2012.

Jennifer DeVere Brody is professor in the Department of Theater and Performance Studies, and the director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity.

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