The Department of Chicano/Latino Studies and Department of Asian American Studies present

"Why Asian American Studies Matters Now"
with George Lipsitz, Professor, Department of Black Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Howard Schneiderman Lecture Hall (HSLH), Room 100A

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.

For further information, please contact Debbie Michel, or 949-824-1424.

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