Ethnic Studies and the Gospel of Efficacy: May Chuan Fu, Ph.D.
Date and Time
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
University Center Forum
Sixth Annual Labovitz Lecture
"Ethnic Studies and the Gospel of Efficacy" by May Chuan Fu, Ph.D.
Part of the 19th Annual Social Issues Conference: “Inspiring Social Change through Education”
October 6-10, 2008
Fu is an assistant professor with the Center for Applied Studies in American Ethnicity and the department of History at Colorado State University. She holds degrees in History, English and Ethnic Studies from UCLA, UCSD, and University of Minnesota. Her teaching and research interests include the comparative histories of racialized groups, social movements, gender and labor, and the politics of historiography. Her current research examines Asian American community organizing during the 1970s and explores the panethnic, interracial, and international affiliations that shaped Asian American radicalism.
October 9th, 2008
10:45 a.m.-noon Workshop with May Chuan Fu, Ph.D.
"We Are the Ones: Student Strategies for Community Organizing"
This interactive workshop addresses the issues that most affect the lives of students at USD. We will identify our strengths, name our struggles, and discuss strategies for sustainable community transformation.