Saturday, December 4, 2010

Audio recordings from CMRS 2010 now available

 Selected audio recordings from the Nov 5-6, 2010 "Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies" Conference at DePaul University are now available on iTunes U.

Look for "Critical Mixed Race Studios"  listed under DePaul iTunes U as a lecture series.  You can go to, sign in either as a guest or if you are from DePaul use your Campus Connection User ID and Password. It takes you right to the DePaul site.

There are 18 panel and round table sessions available as well as audio from the three keynote speeches and the audio from the Nov 5th Welcoming Address.

CMRS 2010 audio recordings available on iTune U:

(Please note that there may have been additional presenters on the panels listed below but only panelist who signed release forms have audio posted)
Welcoming Remarks
Dean Charles Suchar, DePaul University Liberal Arts & Sciences  
Camilla Fojas, DePaul University 
Laura Kina, DePaul University 
Wei Ming Dariotis, San Francisco State University
Keynote Speaker Andrew Jolivétte, San Francisco State University - “Critical Mixed Race Studies: New Directions in the Politics of Race & Representation”
Introduced by Wei Ming Dariotis, San Francisco State University

Keynote Speaker Mary Beltrán, University of Wisconsin-Madison - “Everywhere and Nowhere: Mediated Mixed Race and Mixed Race Critical Studies”

Introduced by Camilla Fojas, De Paul University 


Keynote Speaker Louie Gong, 8th Generation; MAVIN; Muckleshoot Tribal College – “Halfs and Have Nots

Introduced by Laura Kina, De Paul University

Re-Envisioning Mixed Race Asian American through Popular Culture
Leilani Nishime (moderator), University of Washington
Teresa Hodges
, San Francisco State University- “Blasian Persuasian: Vocal and Visual (Re)presentations of Mixed Black and Asians on Youtube”
Kevin Lim, University of Hawaii at Manoa,- “Alien, Cyborg, Cyberpunk and Exorcist: Keanu Reeves and Alternative Mixed Race Narratives”
Stacy Nojima, University of Hawaii at Manoa, “Identity Politics and Spatial Mapping: Complications of Power and Representation for Multiracial Asian Americans”
Diana Tsuchida, University of Hawaii at Manoa, “Yellowing the Silver Screen”
Critical Dialogues on the Future of Mixed Race Studies     
Lauren E. Smith (moderator), University of Miami
Jen Chau, Swirl, Inc.
Joshua Manlove, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Catherine Squires, University of Minnesota
Anna Wheatley, University of Miami

Cross-National Categorizations of Mixed Race  
Myra Washington (chair), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Hines Ward: A Case Study on Black/Asian Athletes, Nationalism and Masculinity”
Whitney Laster, Vanderbilt University – “’I'm a Mutt’: An Exploration of Double Consciousness in 21st Century Hyphenated Identities”
Melinda Mills, Castleton State College, “’What Are You?’ versus ‘What Else Are You?’: Making Space for Race in Transnational Contexts”
Chinelo Njaka, University of Manchester – “Cross-National Comparison: A Next Step in Mixed Race Studies”
Growing (Not Mixed) Up: Literature and Youth  
Lan Dong (chair), University of Illinois at Springfield- From Changowitz to Bailey Wong: Mixed Heritage and Transnational Families in Gish Jen’s Fiction”
Tru Leverette
, University of North Florida-“The Ethics of Difference: Inscribing Race Mixture in Literature”
Julie Schrader Villegas  -  University of Washington at Seattle, "Bearers of Dangerous Memory/Revising the Racial Shadow: An International Look at the Border in Literature"
Mixed Medium: Linguistic and Visual Representation of Mixed Race   
Alexandrina Agloro (chair), University of Southern California-“Who Screenshot Ya?: Digital Expressions of Mixed Race Identity”
Kevin Escudero, UC Berkeley-“Media Representations of the Mixed Race Experience”
Melissa Eriko Poulsen, University of California, Santa Cruz-"Hybrid Veggies and Mixed Kids: Ecocriticism and Race in Ruth Ozeki’s Pastoral Heartlands”
Nicole Rabin, University of Hawaii at Manoa- “The Mixed Race Body Matters?: Visual and Linguistic Representations of Multiraciality”
Creolization and Colonization  
AB Wilkinson (chair), University of California at Berkeley – “Origins of Hypodescent in British Colonial North America”
Cami Augustus, Michigan State University – “‘Mixed Race’ as Colonialist Category: A Comparative History of Indigenous Identities in Law”
Zimitri Erasmus, University of Cape Town & University of Witwatersrand, South Africa – “Creolisation, Colonial Citizenship(s), and Degeneracy: A paradigm for 'mixed-race/-culture' in British Colonial Africa”
Dani Kwan-Lafond, York University – “Multiracial Black Identities in Canada: Fluid or Fixed?”
Higher Ed Challenges for Mixed Race Studies  
Nicole Asong Nfonoyim (chair), Oberlin College – “Mixed Is/Mixed Ain't: Finding Selves, Communities & Histories for Mixed Race Students in Higher Education”
Brett Coleman, University of Illinois at Chicago – “The Relationship Between Racial/Ethnic Socialization and Racial/Ethnic Identity Among Mixed-Race College Students”
Kenyatta Dawson, Texas State University – “Transforming Our New Society: The Role of Higher Education in Formulating Mixed Race Identity”
Jessica Guzmán-Rea, University of Maryland, Baltimore County – “The Experiences of Multiethnic Students: A Qualitative Program Evaluation of the Early Connection Opportunity Program at the University of Rochester”

Creating Community: Starting and Sustaining a Mixed 101 Class  
Sarah Ledbetter (moderator), University of Washington at Seattle
Alicia Castagno
, Wesleyan University
Rachel Cross, Wesleyan University
Sam Gonzalez, University of York, England
Chris Paredes, University of Washington at Seattle
Jamie Stroble, University of Washington at Seattle
Creating and Performing Amerasians  
Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (Chair), University of Connecticut at Storrs - “Lost in their Fathers' Country: War, Migration, and Vietnamese Amerasians”
Cindy Howe, M.A.C.K. Foundation - “ The Others: Mixed Race Children Abandoned Abroad”
Ariko Ikehara, University of California at Berkeley- “Black-Amerasian Bodies in Spaces in Between Series: Introduction”
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Stanford University- “Amerasian Performance”

A Rx for the FDA: Ethical Dilemmas for Multiracial People in Race-Based Medicine  
Thomas Lopez (moderator), Multiracial Americans of Southern California
Dorothy Roberts, Northwestern University Law School
G. Reginald Daniel, University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Hodgson, Cambridge Biomarketing
Athena Asklipiadis, Mixed Marrow           
The Biracial Family Network: 30 Years of Multiracial Individuals, Couples and Families  
Robin Tillmon (moderator), BFN President
Irene Carr
, BFN Founder
Brett Coleman, BFN Member
Arana Fossett, BFN Member; Topaz Club
Heather Meyers, BFN Member
Tyree and Jeff Wright, BFN Members

Mixed Race Youth: K-12 Pedeogy and Narrative  
Janet Stickmon (chair), Napa Valley College-“Trickster as Decolonizer:  Empowering Biracial Young Adults of African-American and Filipina(o)-American Heritage”
Amina Chaudri, University of Illinois, at Chicago-“Brown Girl, Brown Boy: Gender and Mixed-Race Identity in Children’s Literature”
Dena Luworo, University of Oregon-“Racial Categorization of Black-White Biracial Students in Oregon Public Schools”
Arts ReMix: Exhuminb Ethnicity Koden, Obake, and Anthropolocos  
Laura Kina (chair), DePaul University
Richard Lou, University of Memphis-“UnEarthing Whiteness and the White-Fying Project: Examining Los Anthropolocos As They Look Back At Their Future Richard A. Lou – ½ of Los Anthropolocos”
Margo Machida, University of Connecticut-“Remixing Metaphors:  Negotiating Multiracial Positions in Contemporary Native Hawaiian Art”
Emily Hanako Momohara, Art Academy of Cincinnati-“Koden”
Critical Mixed-Race Studies Goes Global: An Emerging Paradigm in China, France, Italy, and the United States  
Caroline Beschea-Fache, Davidson College – “Beyond National Identity Boundaries: the Status of Fench Mixed-Race Authors”
Community-Based Multiracial Movements: Learning from the Past, Looking toward the Future  
Jenee Jahn (moderator), MAVIN
Jen Chau, SWIRL Inc.
Fanshen Cox, Mixed Chicks Chat; Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival
Jennifer Noble, Multiracial Americans of Southern California
Ken Tanabe,
Robin Tillmon, Biracial Family Network
Visualizing Mixed Race: Art & Ambiguity   
Amy M. Mooney (chair) Columbia College Chicago- "Rowdy, Blab-mouth & Noisy: The Etiquette of Resistance"
Myra Greene, Columbia College Chicago - "My White Friends"
Jillian Nakornthap, Cal State Fullerton – “Art and Identity in a Multi-Cultural/Multi-Racial Society”
Debra Yepa-Pappan, Korean/Jemez Pueblo, Contemporary Native American Artist - "Half Empty or Half Full?"
New(Mixed) Media, New (Mixed) "Race"    
Alexander Cho (chair), University of Texas at Austin-“Negotiated Revelations: Asian-Descent Multiracial Identities,, and the Politics of Online Embodiment”
Aaron Allen, University of Maryland at College Park-“Truth(s) in Contradiction: Aesthetics, Subjectivity, and Racial Mixedness”
Kristen Lee, University of California at Los Angeles-“MiXeD mE: a Short Film about Three Stories of Mixed-Race Identity, and One Online Community”
Loving Day Movement and Marriage Equality Movement 
Wei Ming Dariotis (moderator), San Francisco State University
Stuart Gaffney, Marriage Equality USA; API Equality
Ken Tanabe,
Sponsored by DePaul’s Women’s Center and LGBTQ Program.
Transfiguration Tales: Re-Imagining Colofrul Families 
Mitzi Uehara-Carter (chair) University of California at Berkeley- “Mongrels, Hybrids, and Transfigurations: Re-imagining Colorful Families”
Mercedes Naber-Fisher & Patrice Fisher, transracial sisters -“Growing Up in a White Family:  A Tale of Two Transracials”
Yumi Wilson, San Francisco State University -“In Between Two Worlds: Exploring Amerasian Identity”
Multiracial College Students: Racial Climate, Transformational Praxis, Leadership, and Inclusive Anti-Racist Pedegogy  
Chelsea Guillermo-Wann (chair), University of California at Los Angeles – “Mixed Race Undergraduates' Classroom Racial Climate: Perspectives of a Research University”
Eric Hamako, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; MAVIN – “Improving Anti-Racist Education for Multiracial People”
Claire Peinado Fraczek, University of Washington at Seattle - “Exposing a Critical Mixed Race Praxis: A Case Study of One Student-Designed Undergraduate Course”


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