AMST Grad Student Douglas Ishii to Present at AAST Brown Bag

Asian American Studies Program Brown Bag Discussion

Douglas Ishii (PhD candidate, American Studies) will present his research paper entitled “did you think when I opened my mouth: Asian American Indie Rock and the Middling Noise of Racialization.”

Theo Gonzalves, Chair, American Studies, University of Maryland Baltimore County, will serve as commentator.


Friday, April 5


Lunch provided

Taliaferro 2103




Professor Theodore S. Gonzalves’ areas of scholarly interest include: Filipino/American cultures, histories, and politics; U.S-Philippine relations; ethnic and cultural studies; cultural nationalisms; and the performing arts. He studied at Santa Clara University (BA Political Science), San Francisco State University (MA Political Science), and at the University of California at Irvine (PhD Comparative Culture). Prof. Gonzalves’ books include

*   Stage Presence: Conversations with Filipino American Performing Artists<> (Meritage Press, 2007)

*   The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora<> (Temple University Press, 2009)

*   Filipinos in Hawai’i<> [with Roderick N. Labrador] (Arcadia Publishers, 2011)

*   Carlos Villa and the Integrity of Spaces<> (Meritage Press, 2011)