ASE Commons: A Series on Race, Power, and Critical Thought

ASE Commons' aim is to highlight the research of American Studies & Ethnicity (ASE) core and affiliated faculty and graduate students, and to build community through sustained conversations and workshops.

Coordinated by Macarena Gómez-Barris and Sarah Banet-Weiser

ASE Commons

All events are held at USC Kaprelian Hall, Room 462

September 29, 2011, 4 - 5:30pm

LA/London is Burning: Reflections Then and Now
Speakers: Manuel Pastor (ASE), Jack Halberstam (ASE), Jayna Brown (UC Riverside)

October 13, 2011, 3 - 4:30pm

Hand-Me-Down Haiti: Aid Anthems and the Aural Approaches to Black Disaster
Speaker: Shana Redmond (ASE faculty)

November 3, 2011, 3 - 4:30pm

Getting Published, An American Quarterly Workshop
Speaker: Sarah Banet-Weiser (ASE faculty)

February 2, 2012, 3 - 4:30pm

Music, Curating, and the Politics of Publics
Speaker: Josh Kun (ASE affiliated faculty, Annenberg)

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