South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

SAI Co-sponsored Event - "Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West"

Wed, February 8, 2012 | GAR 1.102

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Prof. Nayan Shah
Prof. Nayan Shah

The presentation explores intimacies between global migrants and examines the intersections between capitalism, U.S. and Canada’s treatment of immigrants, sexual citizenship and race in the early 20th century.

Prof. Nayan Shah teaches history, ethnic studies and lgbt studies at the University of California San Diego. He is the author of Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown (California: 2001) and Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West (California: 2011).

More information available on Professor Nayan Shah's faculty home page.

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Sponsored by: Center for Asian American Studies, The Institute for Historical Studies, South Asia Institute, Gender and Sexuality Center

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