Public Keynote: "Skin Memories of War" by Prof. Thuy Linh Tu (NYU)
The Public Keynote Speech is part of the Workshop "Materialities, Relationalities, Porosities: Anthropological Perspectives on Skin Beyond the Social" by the Research Team “Gender, Body, Sexualities,” Institute for Social & Cultural Anthropology
Link to the Webex Meeting: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin/
About the lecturer:
Thuy Linh Tu (New York University) is Professor of American Studies in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU, where she also serves as the faculty director of the Prison Education Program’s Research Collective. She is the author of Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam (Duke UP, 2021) and The Beautiful Generation: Asian Americans and the Cultural Economy of Fashion (Duke UP, 2011), and co-editor of the volumes, Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia, Alien Encounters: Popular Culture in Asian America, and Technicolor: Race and Technology in Everyday Life. Her current research project, „The Chinese in Indian Land,“ examines the „insourcing“ of textile manufacturing from China to the U.S. south and the shifting meanings of race and region at the twilight of U.S. industrialization.
Time & Location
Feb 18, 2022 | 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
online, via Webex