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Jan
25
2023

Student Lunch with Dr. Simeon Man

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: Crowe Hall, 1-132, 1860 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Student - Graduate Students

Contact: Emily Mun   (847) 467-7114

Group: Asian American Studies Program

Category: Academic, Social

Description:

Simeon Man (PhD, American Studies, Yale University) is Associate Professor of History and affiliate faculty of Ethnic Studies and Critical Gender Studies at UC San Diego. He was the inaugural director of UCSD's Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Program (2020-22), and he was recently named a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of Soldiering Through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific (University of California Press, 2018), and other essays published in American Quarterly, Race & Class, Radical History Review, The Abusable Past, and other anthologies. He co-edited the issue of Radical History Review, “Militarism and Capitalism: The Work and Wages of Violence,” and is currently working on two book projects, Antimilitary Movements in the Pacific (under contract with UC Press), which examines contemporary antimilitary struggles in Guåhan, South Korea, Hawai‘i, the Philippines, and Okinawa; and a project on transpacific nuclearism and antinuclear movements in the Pacific.

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