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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: December 4, 2020 Heading link

GLASzy Faculty News Issue 2

Shout out to all the important work that is happening in our GLAS community with respect to engaging the public!

Drum roll…

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 30, Nadine Naber just published an important OpEd in Ms. Magazine on her work with mothers of victims of police brutality. Also check out her blog on radical mothering for abolition!

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”

Congratulations everyone!

ISSUE 1: March 24, 2020 Heading link

GLASzy Faculty News Issue 1

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

Lorenzo Perillo: This is the Filipino Scene for Me: Ethnicity, Gender and Hip-Hop in Hawai’i

Ronak Kapadia: Insurgent Aesthetics Security and the Queer Life of the Forever War

Corinne Kodama: A Structural Model of Leadership Self-Efficacy for Asian American Students

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