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Lecture: Precarious Japan

Allison examines the new rhythms of Japanese society and the new forms of social support that are emerging in these precarious times. To make a reservation, please visit www.jaschicago.org or call (312)263-3049 Tickets:…

Poet Ko Un: Lecture and Poetry Reading

When: Friday, October 3rd 12pm Where: Daley Library, Room 1-470 University of Illinois at Chicago 801 S. Morgan Street The prolific Korean poet and activist Ko Un will make a rare Chicago appearance. A former…

Poet Ko Un: Lecture and Poetry Reading

The prolific Korean poet and activist Ko Un will make a rare Chicago appearance. A former Buddhist monk and political prisoner, Ko Un was a finalist for the Noble Prize for Literature on multiple occasions.…

Items sought for Asian American LGBTQ archive

Items sought for Asian American LGBTQ archive: The Queer Asian American Archive project, founded by Prof. Laura Fugikawa and co-directed with Liz Thomson, is seeking materials for a new collection aimed at preserving local Asian American…

ASAM 490 Featured in UIC News

UIC News article:  “Overpowering the silence on cultural stigmas,” by Matt O’Connor, focusing on student theatrical collaboration from ASAM 490 (Mental Health, Asian Americans, and Community Engagement) with CIRCA Pintig. http://news.uic.edu/overpowering-silence-on-cultural-stigmas

Prof. Hasnain invited to White House Roundtable

Professor Rooshey Hasnain has been selected and invited to a White House roundtable event with 20 leaders working on Asian American behavioral health issues in Washington DC next month. This is in recognition of her work…

Prof. Guevarra selected for Thinking Transnational Feminism Summer Institute

Professor Anna Guevarra was selected as a participant at the Thinking Transnational Feminism Summer Institute for her project, “Racial Branding, Disembodied Labor and the Philippines’ ‘Cybraceros’.” The project explores the radicalized and gendered dynamics of robotic technology…

The Stars Change named as Lambda Award Finalist

Professor Mary Anne Mohanraj’s book, The Stars Change (Circlet Press), is a Lambda Award Literary Finalist for LGBT Science Fiction.  The Lambda Literary Award is a prestigious award recognizing work in LGBT literature. Awardees will be announced at…