The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) in continuation with their fall Discussion Series; Suffocating Knowledge: Race, Power, Possibilities and in collaboration with Cornell Asian-American Studies Department, hosts a student workshop:
"Why Asian-American Studies Matter?"
Tuesday, October 16th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall
"A workshop on the academy and activism to bridge and set the scene for engagement with a new Asian-American Studies minor program at Ithaca College. This interactive workshop will be a space for students with faculty and members of the community to discuss what is currently missing in their Ithaca College curriculum and how they would like to shape the Asian-American Studies program."
Paula Ioanide, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity will lead a discussion at the American Cultures & Global Contexts Center, University of California Santa Barbara on October 18, 2012.
Gustavo Licón, Assistant Professor at the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, participated in the Latino Studies/Latin American Studies Collaborative Seminar Series at Cornell on Monday, September 17, 2012. Licón spoke on his research; Chicana/o Student Activism: M.E.Ch.A., Immigration, and International Solidarity.
Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, gave an invited presentation on Islamic scripture, law, and women at the Cornell Law School as part of the Clark Initiative Colloquium on Law and Development in the Middle East and North Africa on September 11th.
Sociologist Michael Omi — best known for helping develop the theory of racial formation — will kick off the yearlong discussion series sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE). Omi’s talk, titled “Colorblind? The Contradictions of Racial Classification,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, in Emerson Suites. It is free and open to the public.