Filipino American History Month Lecture: "What's 'Allowed' in the Suburbs?: Asian Immigrant Settlement in the East San Gabriel Valley, 1980s-2010s" Online
From the book description of Resisting Change in Suburbia: Asian Immigrants and Frontier Nostalgia in L.A.:
James Zarsadiaz is Associate Professor of History and serves as Director of the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program at the University of San Francisco. His first book, Resisting Change in Suburbia: Asian Immigrants and Frontier Nostalgia in L.A., comes out October 2022 with University of California Press. He is also the author of numerous articles including "Design Assimilation in Suburbia: Asian Americans, Built Landscapes, and Suburban Advantage in Los Angeles's San Gabriel Valley since 1970," (co-authored with Becky Nicolaides) published in the Journal of Urban History (2015) and winner of the Urban History Association's Arnold Hirsch Award and Vernacular Architecture Forum's Catherine W. Bishir Prize; "Raising Hell in the Heartland: Filipino Chicago and the Anti-Martial Law Movement, 1972-1986," published in American Studies (2017); and “Methodists against Martial Law: Filipino Chicagoans and the Church’s Role in a Global Crusade,” published in Alon: Journal for Filipinx American and Diasporic Studies (2021). James holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in History from Northwestern University, and a B.A. in American Studies and Political Science from George Washington University. He was previously a fellow at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History and Asian Pacific American Center.
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- Thursday, October 27, 2022
- 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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