Tag Archives: Year 3

The Double-Edged Sword of Health and Safety: COVID-19 and the Policing and Exclusion of Migrant Asian Massage Workers in North America

Please register HERE in advance for this virtual event. Event Description Migrant Asian massage workers in North America first experienced the impacts of COVID-19 in the final weeks of January 2020, when business dropped drastically due to widespread xenophobic fears that the virus was concentrated in Chinese diasporic communities. The sustained economic devastation, which began […]

Representations of Body and Sexual Sovereignty for Indigenous Peoples

Monday, April 5, 2021 4:00-5:30 PM ET   View PDF version of this poster (338kb).   This event is organized by Hong KAL and Tammer El-Sheikh in the Department of Visual Art and Art History.   Abstract: This talk discusses representations of body and sexual sovereignty for Two-Spirit, Indigenous Trans, Indigiqueer, gender non-conforming folks and women. […]

Virtual Roundtable: What does the Atlanta Tragedy Mean? Korean Diaspora Speaks

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021  |  6:30-8:00pm EST   Roundtable Participants Michelle Cho (East Asian Studies, U of T), Hae Yeon Choo (Sociology, U of T), Laam Hae (Politics, York), Yeon Ju Heo (WIND),  Ann Kim (Sociology, York), Eunjung Lee (Social Work, U of T), Yoonkyung Lee (Sociology, U of T), Hyun Ok Park (Sociology, York), […]