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Fight the Tower! Asian American Women Scholars’ Resistance
December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Asian American women scholars experience shockingly low rates of tenure and promotion because of the ways they are marginalized by intersectionalities of race and gender. Fight the Tower is Asian American women scholars’ response and blueprints for resistance. Presenters are the editors, Kieu Linh Caroline Valverde and Wei Ming Dariotis, and the contributors, including Eliza Noh and Kaozong Mouavangsou.
Wei Ming Dariotis is a professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State University. She is co-editor of War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art and co-author of the definition of critical mixed race studies.
Kieu Linh Caroline Valverde is an associate professor of Asian American studies and the founding director of the New Viet Nam Studies Initiative at the University of California, Davis. She is the author of Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora and co-founder of the social justice movement, Fight the Tower.
Kaozong N. Mouavangsou is the first Hmong American PhD candidate in the School of Education at The University of California, Davis.
Eliza Noh is professor and chair of Asian American Studies at California State University, Fullerton.