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Shade Research Collective Symposium

Saturday, April 24, 2021
9:00am – 12:30pm

Storrs Campus
Virtual- Zoom

Shade Research Collective Symposium: Power, Migration, and Culture in and out of the Tobacco Valley

Panel 1 - Shaded Archives 9-10:30AM

“Imperial Frames and Colonial Politics in the Making of the Tobacco Valley” Jason Oliver Chang Associate Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies University of Connecticut

“The Long Shadow and Legacies of WWII Labor Programs” Fiona Vernal Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies University of Connecticut

“Puerto Rican Tobacco Worker Migration to Connecticut” Elena Rosario PhD Candidate in History University of Michigan

Panel 2 - Shades of Tobacco Life 11AM-12:30PM

“Manifest Disablemment” Sony Coráñez Bolton Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latinx and Latin American Studies Amherst College

“Beyond the Fields: Gender, Labor, and the Public Legacies of Puerto Rican Farm Workers and Needleworkers” Aimee Loiselle Postdoctoral Fellow Smith College

“Cultivating Dignity” Alycia Bright Holland Associate Professor of Theatre Kristen Morgan Associate Professor of Theatre and New Media Studies Eastern Connecticut State University

Contact:

Jason.o.chang@uconn.edu

Asian American Studies Institute (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, History Department, UConn Master Calendar

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