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November 2013

Sex Work in Industry and Academe

November 9, 2013 @ 10:50 am - 12:05 pm
Duke Energy Convention Center / 212-AV, 525 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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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.

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December 2013

Huffington Post Interview – Amateur Hour: The Rise Of Do-It-Yourself Porn

December 6, 2013 @ 11:45 am - 12:05 pm

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 &…

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June 2015

A History of Race and He(te)rosexuality in the Movies

June 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UCSB McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6th Floor-Tower Side
Goleta, CA 93106 United States
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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…

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December 2015

Screening Shirtless AZN Men: The Full Frontal Power of Intimate Internet Industries

December 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Coppola Theater, 1600 Holloway Avenue, Fine Arts Building, Room 245
San Francisco, 94132 United States
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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…

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February 2016

Intimate Subjects: Gender and Race in Theory and Practice

February 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bryn Mawr College, Carpenter Library B21, 101 N Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, 19010 United States
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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,…

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March 2016

Masculinities Studies Across the Disciplines

March 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
J Paul Leonard Library, 1600 Holloway Ave., Room 121, San Francisco State University
San Francisco, 94132 United States
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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…

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April 2016

Screening Shirtless AZN Men

April 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oberlin College & Conservatory – Wilder 101, 101 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH United States
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  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…

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May 2016

Feminist Porn Book Reunion Panel

May 31, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

More information coming soon! May 31, 2016 11:00am-1:00pm UCSB Department of Film and Digital Media in the Pollock Theatre

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October 2016

Fireside Chat: The Shipment

October 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thick House, 1695 18th St.
San Francisco, 94107 United States
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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…

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November 2016

Conference: Constructing Masculinities in Asia 2016

November 4, 2016
University of San Francisco, McLaren Conference Center, 2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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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…

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Celine Parreñas Shimizu speaks on race, sexuality and representation in global popular culture and screens and discusses her films. 


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