Dr. González-Rivera's research on western Nicaragua's pre-1979 LGBTQ histories reveals a complex story.
As a deconstructive tool, does the decolonial necessarily expose colonial powers, structures, laws, and institutions?
In this lecture, Rachel Lee, Professor of English and Gender Studies at UCLA, attends to the anti-colonial critique threaded through key pieces of Korean-born, NY based artist Anicka Yi—winner of the 2016-17 Hugo Boss Award.
In this presentation, Karen Leong, Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies and Asian Pacific American Studies at Arizona State University, will discuss how she is reading oral histories of Japanese Americans in Arizona against the grain, as artifacts of U.S. settler colonialism.
In this talk, Sarita See, Professor of Media & Cultural Studies (University of California, Riverside) analyzes works by the multi-media Filipino American artist Stephanie Syjuco that deliberately ape, ironize and subvert the imperial museum’s accumulative practices, what cultural theorist Allan Isaac has called “acts of assimilation gone awry.”
This original play, written and directed, by Assistant Professor José Casas is inspired by a true-life event in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert near Yuma, AZ, resulting in 14 dying of dehydration.
Colonialism, Race & Sexualities Initative (CRSI) event featuring Jasbir K. Puar, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.
This program seeks to develop forums and dialogue produced at the junction of postcolonial, empire, comparative ethnic, critical race, gender, and sexuality studies.