You are invited to the UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) Annual Fall Forum, featuring the 2020–21 IAC visiting researchers and scholars, graduate and predoctoral fellows, and research grant awardees at UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers. Scholars representing the four centers will talk about their research and goals.
Nicholas Barron, PhD, Associate Faculty of Anthropology at Mission College, Santa Clara, interviewed by Associate Professor Erin Debenport (Anthropology)
Topic: Salvaging Anthropology, Unsettling Sovereignty
AJ Kim, PhD, Associate Professor of City Planning in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University, interviewed by Professor Karen Umemoto (Urban Planning and Asian American Studies)
Topic: (un)Sanctioned Atlanta: Immigrants Making Place in the New South
Farzana Saleem, PhD, UCLA Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow - Bunche Center, interviewed by Professor Tyrone Howard (Education and African American Studies)
Topic: Addressing Racial Stress and Trauma and Utilizing Racial Socialization in Families in Schools
José A. Muñoz, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, San Bernardino, interviewed by Professor Matt A. Barreto (Political Science and Chicana/o and Central American Studies)
Topic: Hidden Burdens: The Experiences of Latino First-Generation and Working-Class Sociologists
Moderated by: Christopher Soto, Assistant Director of Development, UCLA Institute of American Cultures
Organized by the Institute of American Cultures and co-sponsored by the American Indian Studies Center, Asian American Studies Center, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center, American Indian Studies Interdepartmental Program, Department of Asian American Studies, Department of African American Studies, César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies, and UCLA Alumni Diversity Programs & Initiatives.