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Book Celebration: “Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics”

Wednesday, May 22 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Alder Building, Conference Room
818 East 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97403

Book Celebration: Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan 
this will include a panel discussion

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, December 2018, 320 pages)

Lynn Fujiwara is an associate professor, University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies. Shireen Roshanravan is an associate professor of American ethnic studies at Kansas State University.


• Kemi Balogun, Assistant Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Oregon
• Mimi Thi Nguyen, Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
• Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon.
• Ashley Woody, Graduate Student, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Women of Color Project, and the Department of Ethnic Studies.

Publisher’s synopsis
Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, feminist of color work, and transnational feminist scholarship. This collection, featuring work by both senior and rising scholars, considers topics including the politics of visibility, histories of Asian American participation in women of color political formations, accountability for Asian American “settler complicities” and cross-racial solidarities, and Asian American community-based strategies against state violence as shaped by and tied to women of color feminisms. Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics provides a deep conceptual intervention into the theoretical underpinnings of Asian American studies; ethnic studies; women’s, gender, and sexual studies; as well as cultural studies in general.