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Towards a Decolonial Ethnic Studies faculty panel

A (Re)Emergence: Asian American Histories and Futures event
Monday, March 11, 2024
5:00-6:30 PM
Koessler Room Michigan League Map
This panel will feature U-M faculty discussion decolonial ethnic studies as it relates to Asian American histories and futures.


•Frieda Ekotto, Lorna Goodison Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies, Comparative Literature, and Francophone Studies
•Aliyah Khan, Director of the Global Islamic Studies Center, International Institute; Associate Professor English and African and African American Studies
•Umayyah Cable, Filmmaker; Assistant Professor, American Culture and Film, Television, and Media, and a core faculty member in the Arab and Muslim American Studies
•Sara Awartani, Assistant Professor, American Culture, with affiliation in the Program in Latina/o Studies and the Program in Arab and Muslim American Studies

Victor Mendoza, Associate Professor of American Culture, Women's and Gender Studies, and English Language and Literature

About the series:
(Re)Emergence: Asian American Histories and Futures, a collaboration between Asian American studies scholars and the Institute for the Humanities, is a series of events committed to interdisciplinary exploration and community engagement. The series brings together filmmakers, creative writers, scholars, and activists to think through diverse Asian American histories and how we might learn from them to shape radically different futures. See the complete list of events at
Building: Michigan League
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: History, Humanities
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Institute for the Humanities, Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, Department of American Culture, Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies