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"The Power of Asian/American Cinema"

Shimizu Poster
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Monday, February 01, 2021
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Celine Parreñas Shimizu (Professor and Director, School of Cinema at San Francisco State University)

Please join us for a virtual talk with Celine Parreñas Shimizu (Professor and Director, School of Cinema at San Francisco State University) titled "The Power of Asian/American Cinema"on Monday, February 1st at 12:00pm.

This talk is free and open to the public.

Registration: https://duke.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlcOuvrjwjGN3vtdMFHsNlEpbYByqqIp9V

Celine Parreñas Shimizu, film scholar and filmmaker, is Professor and Director of the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University. She wrote The Proximity of Other Skins (2020), Straitjacket Sexualities (2012), The Hypersexuality of Race (2007) (winner of Cultural Studies Book Prize from the Association of Asian American Studies) and co-edited The Feminist Porn Book (2013) and The Unwatchability of Whiteness (2018). Her numerous peer-reviewed articles appear in top journals in the fields of cinema, performance, ethnic, feminist, sexuality studies, and transnational popular culture in Asia and Asian America. She is Associate Editor of GLQ. Her recent film The Celine Archive (2020) has won several festival awards. She has served as a reviewer for the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She received her Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, her M.F.A. in Film Directing and Production from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, and her B.A. in Ethnic Studies from U.C. Berkeley.

Contact: David Massung