APIA Banh Mi Lecture Series presents Dr. Davesh Soneji of UPenn who will discuss how discursive, political, historical, and aesthetic performance converge in the work of Nrithya Pillai of Chennai. Co-sponsored by AMES: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.
Unpacking and Interrogating the Diversity Pipeline: Underrepresented Groups in the Law
Come for a workshop on affirmative action/race-conscious admissions policies and a panel on minority representation in law schools and in the legal practice. Light breakfast items and lunch will be served, with a reception to follow.
Songs of Syria - concert of traditional muwashshat
Please join us on March 21, 2020 at 7:30 in the Wren Chapel, W&M Campus for “Songs of Syria” a concert of traditional muwashshat and favorite popular songs from Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan.
Larry Itliong and Filipino Farmworkers: Forgotten Heroes of the Labor Movement (Book Launch & Film)
Screening of Emmy Award winning director Marissa Aroy’s film, DELANO MANONGS. Talk and book signing by Gayle Romasanta who is the co-author (with the late Dr. Dawn Mabalon) of Journey to Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong. Presenters: APIA, SWEM, and FMST
Anne Norton: Intimate Inscriptions: Race, Sex and Labor in the Empire
Anne Norton explores the imbrication of race and labor within the persistence of feudalism that resulted in a double enclosure of colonization. She discusses Australian artists, whose work seeks for methods for decolonization of the mind.
Akira Mizuta Lippit, (Vice Dean, USC's School of Cinematic Arts) explores the ways in which Japanese cinema has responded to a second nuclear crisis, and how the echoes of 1945 have returned to the contemporary moment, or perhaps had never left at all.