Asian Women as Method: A Conversation with Professor Laura Hyun Yi Kang
Department: Gender and Sexuality StudiesDate and Time: June 1, 2021 | Time TBA
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This conversation centers on Professor Laura Hyun Yi Kang’s book "Traffic in Asian Women" in which she shows how the figure of "Asian women" functions as an analytic to examine the permutation of U.S. power/knowledge at the nexus of capitalism, state power, and global governance.
You can view Dr. Kang's interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3fXKlEi7GE
Laura Hyun Yi Kang, Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies, UC Irvine
Moderated by: Kandice Chuh, Professor, English, American Studies, and Critical Social Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center
Introduction by: Elaine Kim, Professor Emerita, UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program.
Co-sponsored by the UCB Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies Program, ISSI's Asian American Research Center, Asian American & Pacific Islander Standing Committee, UCB Center for Korean Studies, Center for Race & Gender, and the UCB Department of Gender and Women's Studies.