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Sharmila Rudrappa, Director BUR 556, Mailcode A2200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-9468

Audio and Video from Past Events

War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Talk by Dr. Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut

Date and Location: March 4, 2014 at UTC 4.124

Constructing the Muslim Enemy: From the Crusades to 9/11

Talk by Dr. Deepa Kumar, Rutgers University

Date and Location: September 12, 2013 at the Avaya Auditorium


The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: Situating Asian Americans

Talk by Dr. Michael Omi, University of California, Berkeley

Date and Location: January 28, 2013 at the Avaya Auditorium

Racial Formations in the 21st Century: A Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Michael Omi

Roundtable participants inluded:

  • Dr. Kamala Visweswaran, Associate Professor in Anthropology, Asian American Studies
  • Dr. Shannon Speed, Associate Professor in Anthropology, Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Dr. Hector Dominguez-Ruvalcaba, Associate Professor in Spanish and Portuguese, Women and Gender Studies
  • Dr. Nhi Lieu, Assistant Professor in American Studies, Asian American Studies, Women and Gender Studies
  • Dr. Christen Smith, Assistant Professor in Anthropology, African and African American Studies
  • Dr. John McKiernan-Gonzalez, Assistant Professor in History, Mexican American Studies

Date and Location: January 28, 2013 at the 3rd floor conference room in Gebauer

Discussion on Islamophobia

Discussion with Dr. Snehal Shingavi, Lesley Varghese and Sheikh Umer

Date and Location: December 5, 2012, Nueces Mosque

Asian Americans and Fisher v Texas

Panel discussion with:

  • Tu-Uyen Nguyen, Classics and Asian American Studies Double Major, Class of 2013
  • Dr. Sharmila Rudrappa, Assocaite Professor in Sociology, Center for Asian American Studies Faculty Affiliate
  • Dr. Eric Tang, Assistant Professor in African and African Diaspora Studies, Center for Asian American Studies Core Faculty
  • Dr. Kamala Visweswaran, Associate Professor in Anthropology, Center for Asian American Studies Faculty Affiliate
  • Tony Vo, Asian American Studies Alumnus '05, Program Coordinator at the Multicultural Engagement Center
Moderated by: Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, Chair of the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

Date and Location: November 27, 2012, Student Activity Center (SAC) 1.118 at UT Austin

Why Asian American Studies Matters Now

Talk by Dr. George Lipsitz, University of California Santa Barbara

Date and Location: September 6, 2012, Avaya Auditorium at UT Austin

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