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Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: U.S. Immigration and Abolitionist Futures

Monday, March 29, 2021
5:00 pm
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A. Naomi Paik is Associate Professor of Asian American studies with appointments in gender & women's studies and history at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include comparative ethnic studies; U.S. imperialism; U.S. militarism; social and cultural approaches to legal studies; transnational and women of color feminisms; carceral spaces; and labor, race, and migration. She is the author of Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II and Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: Understanding U.S. Immigration for the 21st Century. Rightlessness won Best 2018 Book in History from the Association for Asian American Studies and was runner up for the John Hope Franklin Award of the American Studies Association. She is currently developing books on military outsourcing and the meaning of “sanctuary for all.”

A. Naomi Paik
A. Naomi Paik
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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