GLASsy Faculty Newz
GLASsy Faculty Newz is a short newsletter that highlights the scholarship, teaching, and community-engaged work of core, affiliated, and visiting faculty in GLAS.
ISSUE 2: October 1, 2020
Shout out to all the important work that is happening in our GLAS community with respect to engaging the public!
August 16, Mary Anne Mohanraj did a very cool cooking segment from her cookbook, Serendib which was featured on local TV! And you don’t want to miss out on the kale sambol recipe!
September 1, Mark Martell’s work on exploring the racialized experiences of Asian American male students is one of the chapters featured in this upcoming edited volume, Teaching to Close the Achievement Gap for Students of Color: Understanding the Impact of Factors Outside of the Classroom.
September 20, Karen Su was featured as one of the faculty members featured by the UIC bonfire – the only UIC student-run newspaper.
September 28, Michael Jin was quoted on an article published by the National Trust for Historic Preservation article regarding the heartbreaking Harada House in California which represents the long history of anti-Asian exclusionary policies and the impact on a Japanese American family.
September 27, Anna Guevarra did a 30-minute lightning teach-in with the UIC-Anakbayan student organization on the Philippines’ labor export program.
We have a couple of projects that have recently been funded!
July 1, Anna Guevarra and Gayatri Reddy received a COVID-19 Rapid Response Policy and Social Engagement Fellowship (PSEF) from the UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy for a project, “Pan de Mic Stories: Tracing the Impact of COVID-19 on Filpino/a/x careworkers in Chicago.
August 4, Nadine Naber received a Civic Engagement Research Award from the UIC Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement for her project, “Integrating Mothers of Color into Policy Processes on Prisons and Immigration”
ISSUE 1: March 24, 2020
FEATURE: Dr. Erica Chu, Visiting Lecturer, Dissertation of the Year
Nadine Naber and Deema Kaedbey: Reflections on Feminist Interventions within the 2015 Anticorruption Protests in Lebanon
Mary Anne Mohanraj: A story feature in “Little America: Incredible True Stories of Immigrants in America”
Nadine Naber: TED Talk on “Arab Feminism is not an Oxymoron
AWARDS: 2020 UIC Awards for Creative Program
Anna Guevarra and Gayatri Reddy: Dis/Placements: Re-visioning a People’s History of Uptown, Chicago
Laura Hostetler: The Art of Imperial Ethnography: Qing Illustrations of Tributary Peoples
Karen Su: Yuki Speaks Out- Picture Book and Educational Website
Anna Guevarra and GLAS 230
Ronak Kapadia and GWS 362