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News :: Announcements :: Events
- Friday, February 15, Ethnic Studies Workshop
Oak Room, IMU
Professionalization Panel 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Keynote Lecture 4:00 p.m.
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz "The Politics of Practical Grammar: Learning Spanish in the Early Republic"
Thursday, February 7, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St.
ACC's Over a Cup of Tea Program presents, "The Creative Art of Coping in the Japanese-American Internment." At this informal evening discussion series, we will be remembering the anniversary of the Japanese-American Internment featuring Assistant Professor of History Ellen Wu and Associate Professor of Studio Art Osamu James Nakagawa. Based on an NPR article, we will discuss how art has been used to express emotions during times of political and emotional stress. Light refreshments will be served.
Professor Purnima Bose publishes "Faculty Activism and the Corporatization of the University" American Quarterly December 2012 64(4), p. 815-818.
AAST Bookshelf: Professor Denise Cruz's new book: Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina, Duke University Press, 2012
Oct. 22 - Comparative Ethnic Studies Symposium
10:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Frangipani Room, IMU
Guest Speakers: Eric Tang, Assistant Professor of Africana Disapora & Asian American Studies, University of Texas at Austin and C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, Assistant Professor of History, Illinois College
Sept. 24 - The World, the Text, and the Americanist Brian T. Edwards
Department of English,
4:00 p.m., CAHI, 1211 E. Atwater Avenue
Sept. 20 - Panel Discussion - "A Changed America"
Guests: Jennifer Lee, Aidé Acosta, and Fred Diego
7:00 p.m., Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St.
Sponsored by Asian Culture Center and Latino Cultural Center
Solana, a musical written by two IU Alumns. For ticket information, follow this link: http://theater.indiana.edu/productions/2012/happilyeverchloe.shtml
Professor Samrat Upadhyay was recently interviewed by John Schilb, editor of College English, about his linguistic choices when writing for English-speaking audiences. Read the entire interview here: http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/CE/0746-jul2012/CE0746Writing.pdf
AAST Faculty Bookshelf: Professor Ilana Gershon's new Book, No Family Is an Island, was published in May, 2012. Find out more about the book and get your copy at http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100038630