Hypervisibility and Invisibility: The Indochinese Women's Conferences and Asian/American Women

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Griffin Hall, 3 844 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267

Hypervisibility and Invisibility:  The Indochinese Women's Conferences and Asian/American Women

A public lecture by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Professor of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Ohio State University.  Professor Wu is also co-editor of Frontiers:  A Journal of Women's Studies, and the coordinator for Asian American Studies, a unit within DISCO (The Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU), as well as min-DISCO (an administrative unit for American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Disability Studies, and Sexuality Studies).  She has authored two books, Dr. Mom Chung of the Fair-Haired Bastards:  The Life of a Wartime Celebrity (California 2005), and Radicals on the Road:  Internationalism, Orientalism, and Feminism during the Vietnam Era (Cornell 2013).  She is working with Gwendolyn Mink on a political biography of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color congressional representative and the co-sponsor of Title IX.  Sponsored by the Department of History Class of '1960s Scholars and the W. Ford Schumann '50 Program in Democratic Studies.

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