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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

"Saving Face" and Queer Diaspora

Wed, November 1, 2006 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • CPE 2.208

The Center for Asian American Studies in Conjunction with Asian Business Students Association's Launch Conference and the Asian Pacific American Coalition Present:

"Saving Face" and Queer Diaspora

A panel discussion with:
Dr. Madhavi Mallapragada (Radio-TV-Film)
Dr. Lisa Moore (English)
Dr. Matt Richardson (English)<

Facilitated by kt shorb (Asian American Studies)

Wednesday, Nov 1
Screening: 6PM; Panel discussion 7:45PM
CPE 2.208


In preparation for the Launch Conference Keynote Speech by "Saving Face" star, Lynn Chen, we will screen the film followed by a discussion of the subjects in the film.

The IMDb description of Alice Wu's "Saving Face:" A Chinese-American surgeon, living in Manhattan, is shocked when her single mother shows up on her doorstep pregnant. To help her mom save face and avoid the taboo in the Chinese community of an unmarried woman pregnant, the doctor helps her mom find Mr. Right. Cultures clash in this film that explores culture shock.

Sponsored by: Center for Asian American Studies, Asian Business Students Association, Asian Pacific American Coalition


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