Month: April 2021

ICYMI – Shade Research Collective Symposium

Power, Migration, and Culture in and out of the Tobacco Valley

April 24, 2021 9AM-12:30PM

 

Panel 1 – SHADED ARCHIVES

“Imperial Frames and Colonial Politics in the making of the Tobacco Valley”

Jason Oliver Chang Associate Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut

 

“The Long Shadow and Legacies of WWII Labor Programs”

Fiona Vernal Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, University of Connecticut

 

“Puerto Rican Tobacco Worker Migration to Connecticut”

Elena Rosario PhD Candidate in History, University of Michigan

 

Panel 2 – SHADES OF TOBACCO LIFE

 

“Manifest Disablemment”

Sony Coráñez Bolton Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latinx and Latin American Studies, Amherst College

 

“Beyond the Fields: Gender, Labor, and the Public Legacies of Puerto Rican Farm Workers and Needleworkers”

Aimee Loiselle Postdoctoral Fellow, Smith College

 

“Cultivating Dignity”

Alycia Bright Holland Associate Professor of Theatre, Eastern Connecticut State University

Kristen Morgan Associate Professor of Theatre and New Media Studies, Eastern Connecticut State University