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IAS faculty on “Solidarity and Resistance: Toward Asian American Commitment to Fierce Alliances”

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Based on the theme, “Solidarity and Resistance: Toward Asian American Commitment to Fierce Alliances,” five IAS faculty members attended and participated in the 38th annual conference of the Association for Asian American Studies in San Francisco, CA from March 29 to 31, 2018. Inspired by historical and current activism in and beyond the Bay Area, this conference addressed social justice-related issues within and between Asian Americans and other communities...

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Scott Kurashige elected president of the American Studies Association

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IAS faculty member Scott Kurashige was elected as the incoming President of the American Studies Association (ASA).  The ASA promotes the development and dissemination of interdisciplinary research on U.S. culture and history in a global context. Its purpose is to support scholars and scholarship committed to original research, critical thinking, and public dialogue.  Kurashige will ...

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Scott Kurashige: The Fifty-Year Rebellion: How the U.S. Political Crisis Began in Detroit

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On July 23, 1967, the eyes of the world fixed on Detroit, as thousands took to the streets to vent their frustrations with white racism, police brutality, and vanishing job prospects in the place that gave rise to the American Dream. Mainstream observers contended that the “riot” brought about the ruin of a once-great city; for them, the municipal bankruptcy of 2013 served as a bailout paving the way for the rebuilding of Detroit. Challenging this prevailing view, IAS faculty member Scott Kurashige portrays the past half century as a long rebellion ...

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IAS faculty and students speak at Allied Media Conference in Detroit

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IAS faculty member Scott Kurashige will speak in the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Allied Media Conference. Kurashige, author of The Fifty Year Rebellion, will ground the work of AMC in the context of Detroit as an international model for survival, resistance, and solidarity. 

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Scott Kurashige Speaks about Grace Lee Boggs

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IAS faculty member Scott Kurashige  spoke to NPR about Grace Lee Boggs on All Things Considered.  Grace Lee Boggs, who died in Detroit on October 5, 2015 at the age of 100, was a long-time activist, philosopher, and author.  She and Kurashige co-authored The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century in 2012. Boggs “understood...

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