IAC Fall Forum
October 18, 2019
James West Alumni Center
You are invited!
UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) Annual Fall Forum 2018 Featuring the 2018–19 IAC visiting researchers and scholars, graduate and predoctoral fellows, and research grant awardees at UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers:
Asian American Studies Center
American Indian Studies Center
Bunche Center for African American Studies Chicano Studies Research Center
Hear directly from four scholars- one representing each center- about their innovative work, ideas, and goals. Each will be interviewed by a mentor.
Josen Diaz, Ph.D., IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center
Topic: Memory as Anti-History: National Culture and Other U.S.-Philippine State Fictions
Yatta Kiazolu, Ph.D. Student, Department of History, Bunche Center for African American Studies
Topic: Black Women’s Transnational Activism in the Era of Decolonization
Nancy Marie Mithlo, Ph.D., Professor, Gender Studies, American Indian Studies Center
Topic: Seeing American Indians
Roy PÃrez, Ph.D., IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
Topic: Proximities: Queer Configurations of Race in Latinx Literature and Performance
Refreshments will be served.
The Fall Forum will be followed by UCLA Alumni Association’s Professors in the Pub program featuring Josen Diaz, Ph.D., in a conversational format.