Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

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  • In No Man's Shadow: Apolonia Dangzalan, Filipina Businesswoman, Watsonville, CA, 1927-1977

    Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    341 Dwinelle Hall (DSSEAS Library Level F/G)

    Catherine Ceniza Choy

    Prof. Catherine Ceniza Choy will present a book chapter-in-progress that seeks to illuminate the less studied experiences of Filipino women's migration and labor through the life history of Apolonia Dangzalan. Her life story exemplifies both the constraints and possibilities of socio-economic mobility for Filipino women in the United States in the first half of the 20th century. This …


  • The Relational Revolutions of Anti-Racist Formations

    Mon, Feb 13, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Roderick A. Ferguson, University of Chicago at Illinois


  • "Third World Studies: Theorizing Liberation"

    Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

    Wildavsky Conference Room, ISSI, 2538 Channing Way

    Gary Y. Okihiro, Columbia University

    Abstract This event will be a conversation with the author about his book, Third World Studies: Theorizing Liberation (Duke 2016).  In 1968, the Third World Liberation Front at San Francisco State College demanded the creation of a Third World studies program to counter the existing curricula that ignored issues of power—notably, imperialism and oppression. The …


  • Radical Acts: A Dialogue on the Aesthetic and Political Histories of Resistance

    Thu, Feb 2, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Durham Theater in Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley

    Sharon Hayes and Mimi Thi Nguyen


  • Ethnic Studies Open House

    Fri, Jan 20, 2017, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    Please join the Department of Ethnic Studies for a campus community open house to provide a safe, supportive space, and to facilitate community building and support.


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