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Anna Guevarra Interviewed in “Robot Nurses” Podcast

Anna Guevara, UIC associate professor and director of global Asian studies, is interviewed in “Robot Nurses” an episode of Living with Feeling, a podcast about emotions in the 21st century.

Shortly after the 16 minute mark, Guevarra discusses the appearance of care robots and their characteristics relationship to assumptions of race and gender.

Dr. Guevarra is the founding director of the Global Asian Studies Program and a co-PI of the UIC AANAPISI Initiative.  She is also the co-PI of the Social Justice and Human Rights Cluster and a member of the Diaspora Cluster at UIC. Professor Guevarra's scholarly, creative, and teaching interests focus on immigrant and transnational labor, the geopolitics of carework, critical diaspora studies, and community engagement as they relate to dynamics of race, gender, and empire.