Throughout time and across cultures, women all over the world have played the role of domestic workers. Charlotte McIvor, a graduate student in UC Berkeley’s Performance Studies Department, is interested in how artwork can express the personal lives and manifold experiences of female domestic workers, as well as what it may reveal about the greater social fabric the artworks are created in.
The symbolic and material economies of Italy shaped a specific space around the figure of the East Asian immigrant, especially living in central Italy. Drawing from recent data about Italy and sociological analysis of economic and cultural integration patterns, Dr.
Drawing from recent data about Italy and sociological analysis of economic and cultural integration patterns, Dr. Laura Fantone of the Beatrice Bain Research Group analyzes opportunities, limits and racial policies operating in contemporary Italy regarding East Asian women and their families.