Prof. Douglas S. Ishii on Crazy Rich Asians, Critical University Studies, and Queer of Color Theory
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University of Washington English Department's Assistant Professor, Douglas S. Ishii discusses the unexpected connections between films like Crazy Rich Asians and fields such as Critical University Studies and Queer of Color Theory. In this episode you can expect to develop a working understanding the cultural studies terms themselves, but also much of the rich history around the activism and community built along these lines. Key texts range from Fred Moten's The Undercommons to the blockbuster film Crazy Rich Asians. Watch the video edition on our YouTube Channel, "Literature, Language, Culture": ✔︎  This episode was produced by the "Literature, Language Culture" Series  Editor and Public Scholarship Project Director, C. R. Grimmer, and  "Literature, Language Culture" Project Manager Jacob Huebsch.

This video is the seventh in a public scholarship dialogue series from  The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) Department of English:  "Literature, Language, Culture." These video and podcast episodes share  our innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring  enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and  creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and  crafting the stories that animate our world.  More on the Department of English at The University of Washington:  ✔︎

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