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Celine Parreñas Shimizu will be presenting at the National Women's Studies Association Conference in Cincinnati, OH as part of the organization's annual event. For more information, please click here.Find out more »
Amateur Hour: The Rise Of Do-It-Yourself Porn Listen Live Here at 11:45am PT! http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/amateur-pornography/529662fafe34441ed90002e9 Pornography is a multi-billion dollar industry, but you don't have to own a film studio or be a porn star to get involved. HuffPost Live talks to the experts about the rise and appeal of amateur porn. Hosted by Nancy Redd Guests: Celine Parreñas Shimizu (Santa Barbara, CA) Co-Editor of 'The Feminist Porn Book'; Professor of Asian American Studies, Feminist Studies &…Find out more »
A History of Race and He(te)rosexuality in the Movies: James Shigeta's Asian American Male Stardom Celine Parreñas Shimizu, M.F.A., Ph.D. Professor, Asian American, Feminist and Film and Media Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12-1:30pm McCune Conference Room UCSB HSSB 6th Floor-Tower Side Contrary to the claim that Asian American men in the movies never kiss, or get the girl, the dashing Japanese American actor James Shigeta starred in 1950s and…Find out more »
For the first heterosexual male porn star of Asian descent in the West, Keni Styles’s tumblr project shows the full frontal power of the face so as to increase the representations of diverse Asian and Asian American male sexualities online. In his new video Look, I’m AZN!, filmmaker and scholar Nguyen Tan Hoang gathers the ways in which Asian men use such online gay cruising sites such as grinder to play with the visibility of their racial identity in relation…Find out more »
On Friday, Feb. 26, a number of leading scholars will gather at Bryn Mawr for the Tri-Co symposium “Intimate Subjects: Gender and Race in Theory and Practice.” This symposium takes place in Carpenter Library, B21, begins at noon, and is open to the Tri-Co community. Attendees are encouraged to take in whatever portions of the program they are able to. “This symposium, reflecting the variety of critical work done in areas of visual studies, race, labor, gender, migration and animality,…Find out more »
Join CREGS for a moderated panel discussion exploring constructions of masculinity in the disciplines of communication studies, cinema studies, public health, and education. Javon Johnson (panelist) is an Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. He is currently completing two manuscripts; "Killing Poetry: Performing Blackness, Poetry Slams and the Making of Spoken Word Communities" (Rutgers University Press), and "Chiraq: War Cries, Love and Other Stories from the Murder Capital" (Northwestern University Press). Additionally, Professor Johnson…Find out more »
Monday, April 25, 2016 - Oberlin College, Wilder 101 Screening Shirtless AZN Men: The Full Frontal Power of Intimate Internet Industries For the first heterosexual male porn star of Asian descent in the West, Keni Styles’s tumblr project shows the full frontal power of the face so as to increase the representations of diverse Asian and Asian American male sexualities online. In his new video Look, I’m AZN!, filmmaker and scholar Nguyen Tan Hoang gathers the ways in which…Find out more »
More information coming soon! May 31, 2016 11:00am-1:00pm UCSB Department of Film and Digital Media in the Pollock TheatreFind out more »
Panelists with cast and crew of The Shipment Join Professor Shimizu at a fireside chat after the show on 10/1! Thick House 1695 18th St. San Francisco, CA 94107 https://www.evensi.us/the-shipment-last-2-weeks-crowded-fire-theater-company/186917845 THE SHIPMENT By Young Jean Lee Directed by Mina Morita & Lisa Marie Rollins Bay Area Premiere In THE SHIPMENT, Lee uses her razor-sharp and unsettling humor to upend the surface stereotypes and tropes of African Americans that permeate our media, entertainment industry, and the dominant culture (aka White-framed) narrative. Audiences are…Find out more »
For more information and to register: https://www.usfca.edu/asia-pacific/asia-masculinities FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016 9 A.M. REGISTRATION 9:15 A.M. WELCOME 9:25–11:45 A.M. SESSION 3: PERCEPTIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN CONTEMPORARY EAST ASIA Discussant: Celine Parreñas Shimizu, Professor, Department of Cinema, San Francisco State University From Dashu to Gaymi: The Masculine Ideals and Women’s Desires in Contemporary China Chenying Pi, Ph.D Candidate, Cluster of Excellence: Asia and Europe in a Global Context, University of Heidelberg Does Sex Make a Man?: Male Virgins in Contemporary Japan…Find out more »
Celine Parreñas Shimizu speaks on race, sexuality and representation in global popular culture and screens and discusses her films.
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