The Insurgent Legacy of Evelyn Nakano Glenn

11/03/2016 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm
Multicultural Community Center, MLK Student Union Building, UC Berkeley

 

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The Insurgent Legacy of Evelyn Nakano Glenn
 
Thursday, November 3, 2016
12pm - 5:30pm
Multicultural Community Center, MLK, Jr. Student Union
UC Berkeley
(Location is wheelchair accessible.)
 
 
After 43 years of transformative scholarship, Center for Race & Gender Founding Director, Prof. Evelyn Nakano Glenn, retired from her faculty position last spring. Prof. Nakano Glenn's fearless writing, multifaceted approach to social justice research, and commitment to mentoring scholarly leaders across disciplines continue to impact scholars and activists around the globe.  This symposium will provide an opportunity to honor Prof. Nakano Glenn's insurgent legacy and her influential impact on race and gender scholarship. Don't miss it!
 
PROGRAM:
 
12:00-12:10 - Welcome
Associate Director Alisa Bierria, UC Berkeley & Dr. Hatem Bazian, UC Berkeley, Zaytuna College
 
12:10-12:15 - Assemblymember Tony Thurmond's Office District Director Mary Nicely
 
12:15-12:30 - Opening Remarks
Prof. Paola Bacchetta, UC Berkeley
 
12:30 - 2:00 - Adventures in Intersectionality
Prof. Ula Taylor, UC Berkeley, moderator
Prof. Priya Kandaswamy, Mills College
Prof. Elsa Barkley Brown, University of Maryland
Prof. Sara Clarke Kaplan, UC San Diego
Prof. Margaret Rhee, University of Oregon
 
2:00 - 2:20 - Excerpt from the documentary film, The Ito Sisters
Antonia Grace Glenn, Actor, Writer, Filmmaker, and Scholar
 
2:20 - 2:45 - Break
 
2:45-3:45 - Radicalizing Care & Labor Justice
Prof. Charis Thompson, UC Berkeley, moderator
Linda Burnham, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Prof. Annie Fukushima, University of Utah
Prof. Grace Chang, UC Santa Barbara
 
3:45-5:15 - Education Justice & Insurgent Citizenship
Prof. Elaine Kim, UC Berkeley, moderator
Prof. Nelson Maldonado Torres, Rutgers University (via video)
Marco Flores, UC Berkeley
Dr. Kevin Escudero, Brown University
Prof. Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College
 
5:15 - 5:30 - Closing Remarks
Prof. Juana María Rodríguez, UC Berkeley
 
3:30 - 6:30 - Book Signing: Eastwind Books
Several of Evelyn Nakano Glenn's publications will be on sale from Eastwind Books. Her publications include Issei, Nisei, War Bride: Three Generations of Japanese American Women in Domestic Service (Temple University Press), Mothering: Ideology, Experience and Agency (Routledge),  Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizen and Labor (Harvard University Press) and Forced to Care: Coercion and Caregiving in America (Harvard University Press) and the edited volume Shades of Difference: Why Skin Color Matters (Stanford University Press).)
 
 
(Art by Micah Bazant)
 
Generously co-sponsored by Gender & Women's Studies, Ethnic Studies, African American Studies, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Department of Sociology, and the Multicultural Community Center