Asia-Latin America Reading Group: "Black Flower" (Oct. 6th)

Thu October 6th 2022, 5:00 - 6:30pm
Event Sponsor
Co-sponsored by: Modern Thought & Literature (MTL), El Centro Chicano y Latino (El Centro), Asian American Activities Center (A3C), Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS), Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE), Caribbean Studies Reading Group, and Transpacific History & Culture.
El Centro Chicano y Latino
(in the Nitery, Bldg. 590, near the Old Union)


The Asia-Latin America Reading Group Presents:
Black Flower


Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion among a cross- and interdisciplinary group of scholars working on race/ethnicity and transpacific studies with a focus on Asia-Latin America: Dr. Rachel Lim, Visiting Assistant Professor in History at Texas A&M University; Dr. Junyoung Verónica Kim, Assistant Professor of Visual Culture and Media, and Latin American Culture and Literature, in the Department of Hispanic Languages & Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh; and Dr. Andrea Mendoza, Assistant Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature at UCSD. The discussion will be held on Zoom and moderated by Dr. Dafna Zur, Associate Professor in EALC and Director of CEAS.

Part I: Reading Group Dinner & Discussion

Join us for a book discussion over dinner, facilitated by new CCSRE Executive Director Dr. David Kyuman Kim. Our special guest, Diann Rowland, Stanford Class of ‘94 and a fourth-generation Korean-Maya-Mexican descendant, will be providing opening remarks.


Facilitator: Dr. David Kyuman Kim (Executive Director of CCSRE)