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IAC Fall Forum and Reception 2016

INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES
Fall Forum and Reception

IAC

In honor of the 2016-2017 IAC Visiting Scholars,
Graduate & Predoctoral Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees

Thursday, December 1, 2016 
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm UCLA Faculty Center, California Room

RSVP athttp://www.eventbrite.com/o/ucla-institute-of-american-cultures-2823074150

CONVERSATIONS WITH THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES
VISITING SCHOLARS

Vanessa Diaz, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
“Manufacturing Celebrity: Whitewashed Red Carpets, Latino Paparazzi, and the Political
Economy of Hollywood Media Production.”

Tanachal Mark Padoongpatt, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center
“Flavors of Empire: Food and Race in the Making of Thai American Los Angeles.”

Courtney S. Thomas, Ph.D.
Assistance Professor, Bunche Center for African American Studies
"The Racial Self-Awareness Framework: Reducing Risk and Enhancing
Resilience to Improve the Health of African Americans across the Life Course."

Natale Zappia, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, American Indian Studies Center
"Food Frontiers: Indigenous Borderlands and Continental Landscapes."

THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES AT UCLA
American Indian Studies Center • Asian American Studies Center •
Chicano Studies Research Center • Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies
UCLA Institute of American Cultures: http://www.iac.ucla.edu
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IAC Fall Forum 2015