Thursday, April 24, 2014

Spring 2014 Lecture and Panel Schedule

Laura Kina "Blue Hawaii: Painting Archives of Memory and Melancholy"
Friday, April 25,2014 4-5pm Indiana University Bloomington

Hope School of Fine Arts, Room 015
1201 E. 7th Street Bloomington, IN 47405
Co-hosted by the Asian American Studies Program and the IU Art Museum, in conjunction with IU's celebration of Asian American Pacific Heritage Month
Free and open to the general public
For more info visit:

Northwestern University Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED)
Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:00-1:30pm

Asian American Studies Conference Room Kresge 2-425
Roundtable Discussion: Expressive Discontent with Laura Kina (DePaul University) and Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson (Northwestern). Part of the year-long series surrounding "The Black Pacific."

Saturday, May 10, 2014 3:15-4:15 Laura Kina "Blue Hawaii: Painting Okinawan Diaspora and Memory" as part of the Paradise Lost and Found: A Conference on Indigenous Hawaiian Nature and Culture
DePaul University

Cortelyou Commons
2324 North Fremont St.
Chicago, IL
The conference runs from May 9-10, 2014. For a complete program listing visit:
Co-sponsored and co-listed with DePaul University’s 2013-2014 President's Signature Series, and part of the Humanities Center’s “LSP 200 Multiculturalism Series
This conference is free and open to the general public.

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE)
27th Annual National Conference NCORE 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:30-5:30pm
Indiana Convention Center

Indianapolis, Indiana
Special Feature Presentation:
"Visual Activism: Film, Social Media, and Art works used by artists and scholars-artists to invoke social justice"
Mary Yu Danico, PhD, Cal Poly Pomona
Renee Tajima Pena, UCLA
Laura Kina, MFA, DePaul University
Jeff Sheng, Stanford University
You must be registered for the conference to attend. Visit NCORE for more info: