“After the War Blues” by Philip Gotanda

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  After The War Blues By Philip Kan Gotanda Directed by Steven Anthony Jones March 7-16, 2014 Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley Campus “I seen how you change when you ’round that music. Like somethin’ come over you. We walk in, you Japanese. I turn around, suddenly you a colored man.” Jazz trumpet player Chet Monkawa…

Screening of (No) Laughing Matter

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Townsend Center for Humanities and Center for Race & Gender (CRG) Working Group on Muslim Identities & Cultures is screening a documentary about Palestinian humor. After the screening, Professor Shiekh will be discussing the significance of Palestinian cinema as a sociopolitical movement of the 21st century that writes a counter narrative through artistic expressions. (No) Laughing…

Upcoming Rhythms and Sounds events!

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Rhythms and Sounds, an arts series highlighting local Asian and Pacific Islander performers through a monthly open mic and a monthly artist workshop, will be hosted by the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) this month! The first open mic will take place on TODAY, Thursday, February 20th between 6:00pm and 7:30pm at OACC. The first artist…

Franklin Odo’s Book Talk: Voices from the Canefields

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On March 4th, from 12:00-1:30PM in 554 Barrows, there will be a book talk with Franklin Odo on his book, Voices from the Canefields: From Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai’i Engagingly written and drawing on a multitude of sources including family histories, newspapers, oral histories, the expressed perspectives of women in this immigrant society, and…

Disabling the American Good Life: Minor Literatures & the Human Right to Health

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On February 27, 12:00-1:30PM, in 554 Barrows, there will be a lecture called, “Disabling the American Good Life: Minor Literatures & the Human Right to Health”. This lecture will consider literature by Asian American and Chicana authors through the notional aspirations of a “right to health” and the rights of persons with disabilities, as they…