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Honoring Michael Omi: Racial Formations


Welcome: Carol Christ, Chancellor, UC Berkeley

Moderator: Stephen Small, Director, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues; Professor, African American Studies, UC Berkeley

Speakers:

Victor Rios, Professor, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Lisa Lowe, Samuel Knight Professor of American Studies and Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration, Yale University

Troy Duster, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Michael Omi, Professor Emeritus, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley

Symposium in Honor of Michael Omi on the Occasion of His Retirement: Panel 2

Welcome: Juana María Rodríguez, Professor and Chair, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

Moderator: Lok Siu, Associate Professor, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley

Speakers:

Tomás Almaguer, Professor Emeritus, Latina/Latino Studies, San Francisco State University

Gary Okihiro, Visiting Professor, American Studies, Yale University

Nadia Y. Kim, Professor, Sociology and Asian & Asian American Studies, Loyola Marymount University

john a. powell, Director, Othering & Belonging Institute, and Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion, UC Berkeley

Symposium in Honor of Michael Omi on the Occasion of His Retirement: Panel 3

Welcome: Keith Feldman, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

Moderator: Khatharya Um, Associate Professor, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley

Speakers: Edward Park, Professor and Chair of Asian and Asian American Studies, Loyola Marymount University

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos, Professor, Sociology, University of Oregon

Linda Trinh Vo, Professor, Asian American Studies, UC Irvine

Daniel Woo, American Culture Studies Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethnic Studies, Washington University in St. Louis

Concluding remarks: Howard Winant, Professor, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Anti-Trans Ideology in Male Supremacism

Anti-Trans Ideology in Male Supremacism

May 13, 2021

Emily Carian, California State University, San Bernardino

JE Sumerau, University of Tampa

Laurel Westbrook, Grand Valley State University

Heron Greenesmith, Political Research Associates

Facilitator: Blu Buchanan, University of California, Davis

Attacks on Critical Race Theory and Decolonizing Education

May 11, 2021

Moderator: Stephen Small, Director, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Daniel HoSang, Yale University

Adrienne Davis, Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity at Washington University in St. Louis

Rokhaya Diallo, Gender+ Justice Initiative at Georgetown University

Kwame Nimako, Black Europe Summer School

"Breaking Barriers, Building Community: 35 Years of Training Social Change Scholars"

Conference Welcome and Keynote

May 2, 2014

Jane Mauldon, Interim Director, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Claude Steele, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UC Berkeley

Troy Duster, Chancellor's Professor, UC Berkeley

Engaging Communities As Partners For Change: Race, Space, Place

Breaking Barriers, Building Community: Panel 1: “Engaging Communities as Partners for Change: Race, Space, Place”

May 2, 2014

Moderator: Michael Omi, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley         

Speakers:

Teresa Córdova, Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, and Director, Great Cities Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago

Hector Fernando Burga, Lecturer, Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University; Visiting Scholar, ISSI

Eleanor Ramsey, President, Mason Tillman Associates

"Race and the Material World: Bodies and Buildings"

Breaking Barriers, Building Community: Panel 2: Race and the Material World: Bodies and Buildings

May 2, 2014

Moderator: David Montejano, Professor, Ethnic Studies and History, UC Berkeley

Speakers:

Willow Lung-Amam, Assistant Professor, Architecture Planning and Preservation, University of Maryland

Maxine Craig, Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies, UC Davis

Stephen Small, Associate Professor, African American Studies, UC Berkeley

"Street, School, Work: Sites of Organizing and (Il)legality"

Breaking Barriers, Building Community: Panel 3: Street, School, Work: Sites of Organizing and Il(legality)

Moderator and Closing Remarks: Rachel Moran, Dean and Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law, UCLA

Speakers:

Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Education, University of San Francisco

Victor Rios, Associate Professor, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Jennifer Chun, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Toronto