20 Years of Asian American Studies at Illinois Fall Lecture Series: Feminist Refugee Epistemology: Reading Displacement in Vietnamese and Syrian Refugee Art | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
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20 Years of Asian American Studies at Illinois Fall Lecture Series: Feminist Refugee Epistemology: Reading Displacement in Vietnamese and Syrian Refugee Art

Speaker: Dr. Yến Lê Espiritu 
Distinguished Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies 
UC San Diego

Joining the fields of transnational feminist studies with critical refugee studies, this talk introduces the concept feminist refugee epistemology (FRE) to re-conceptualize war-based displacement as not only about social disorder and interruption but also about social reproduction and innovation.

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