2012 Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum & Reception

Monday, December 3, 2012
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

To honor the 2012-2013 IAC Visiting Scholars, Predoctoral /Graduate Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees


Renya Ramirez, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar, American Indian Studies Center
Associate Professor of Anthropology/American Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
The Cloud Family: The Lives and Work of Henry Roe Cloud, Elizabeth Bender Cloud, and Woesha Cloud North

Jordan Camp, Ph.D.
Visiting Researcher, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies
Incarcerating the Crisis: Race, Security, Prisons, and the Second Reconstruction
Lily Anne Yumi Welty, Ph.D.
Visiting Researcher, Asian American Studies Center
Advantage through Crisis: Multiracial American Japanese in Post-World War II Japan, Okinawa and America 1945-1972

Juanita Heredia, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
Associate Professor of Spanish, Northern Arizona University
Transnational Latinas/os and the City: Negotiating Urban Experiences in Twenty-first Century Literature and Popular Culture

Reception to follow with music by The Reggie Waddell/Rich Cohen Jazz & Blues Duo

American Indian Studies Center * Asian American Studies Center * Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies * Chicano Studies Research Center