Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor and Director of Latina/o Studies Program, University of Michigan
Please join us for the launch of the Latina/o Studies Working Group!
Puerto Rican drag queens and transgender women have played a central role in American avant-garde cinema and performance, LGBT activism, and contemporary mass-media entertainment. In this talk I discuss Mario Montez’s pioneering...
Janelle Wong, Professor of American Studies and Director of Asian American Studies at the University of Maryland, will discuss the racial position of Asian Americans in U.S. politics past and present. She will use survey data and other evidence to explore Asian American political...
Join the EMR Student Advisory Council first meeting of the year!
The purpose of the council is to raise the visibility of EMR programming, receive input from the student, and advocate for academia related to ethnicity, migration, human rights, Indigenous Studies, Native Studies, Latino Studies, and Asian American Studies.
Last year the student advisory council made significant strides.Continuing conversations about Latino Studies emerged between students, administration, and faculty to form a Latino Studies pathway.
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall (tentative, check back to confirm)
Craig Werner, Professor of Afro-American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison Doug Bradley, Author, Educator, Veteran Respondent: Christian Appy, Professor of History at University of Massachusettes-Amhearst
Building on over 300 interviews with Vietnam veterans, Werner and Bradley reflect on the way that music provides a touchstone for making sense of experiences that, at the time, mostly didn't. The talk will incorporate snippets of songs with particular meaning for veterans, from obvious classics like "We Gotta Get Out of This Place," "I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To...