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Steven Hoelscher, Chair Burdine 437, Mailcode B7100, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-7277

Why Asian American Studies Matters Now?

Thu, September 6, 2012 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Avaya Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Talk by Dr. George Lipsitz

George Lipsitz is an American studies scholar and a professor in the Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the author of The Possessive Investment in Whiteness. He is a lead scholar in social movements, urban culture, inequality, the politics of popular culture, and whiteness studies. In addition to The Possessive Investment in Whiteness, he has written Midnight at the Barrelhouse, Footsteps in the Dark, A Life in the Struggle, Time Passages, Dangerous Crossroads, American Studies in a Moment of Danger, Rainbow at Midnight, Sidewalks of St. Louis, and Class & Culture in Cold War America.

Sponsored by: Center for Asian American Studies, English Department, Center for Mexican American Studies, American Studies

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