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November 17, 2015

“We are Not Red Indians”: The Gender of Anticolonial Sovereignty

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Please join us for this very special guest lecture with Audra Simpson, PhD, of Columbia University.

When: 17 November 2015, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Where: Knight Library Browsing Room

Across the borders of time, place, and sentiment, Simpson reflects upon the deep specificity and global illegibility of indigenous struggle and life in the face of death and dispossession in North America. Audra Simpson, PhD, is an associate professor of anthropology at Columbia University. She is the author of Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States (Duke University Press, 2014).

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November 11, 2015

Making Love to James Baldwin: A Novelist’s Exploration of How Gay AAPIs Can Navigate Race in the Bedroom

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The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies invites you to

MAKING LOVE TO JAMES BALDWIN: A Novelist’s Exploration of How Gay AAPIs Can Navigate Race in the Bedroom

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 12:00 – 1:20 PM
Where: Villard 300

Featuring a guest lecture and writing workshop with San Francisco Writers grantee/activist/novelist, Paul Ocampo

BIO: Paul Ocampo was born in the Philippines and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of eleven. After graduating from Berkeley, he assisted Maxine Hong Kingston in editing the anthology Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace which includes his short story “Butterfly.” He has been published in Lodestar Quarterly, Walang Hiya, Kuwento: Lost Things and others. He recently received a San Francisco Arts Commission grant of $8,000 to complete a historical novel on the Philippines’ national hero and novelist Jose Rizal. He graduated from the MFA program at Arizona State University in 2011.
Part of WGS/QST 422/522 Explicit Sex and Politics
Fall 2015
Free and open to the public
Workshop limited 15 participants – first come first served; please email to RSVP