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Policing Asian Massage Work and Abolitionist Possibilities: A Conversation with Red Canary Song

Friday, May 14, 2021
3:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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Policing Asian Massage Work and Abolitionist Possibilities A Conversation with Red Canary Song


Yves Tong Nguyen is a queer disabled abolitionist organizer with Red Canary Song and Survived and Punished NY.

Elena Shih is the Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University. Her forthcoming book, "Manufacturing Freedom: Trafficking Rescue, Rehabilitation, and the Slave Free Good," is a global ethnography of the transnational social movement to combat human trafficking in China, Thailand, and the United States. She received her PhD from the Sociology Department at UCLA.

The event will be introduced by Jennifer Chun, author of Organizing at the Margins: The Symbolic Politics of Labor in South Korea and the United States and Associate Professor of Asian American Studies and the International Institute.

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Sponsor(s): Asia Pacific Center, UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Asian American Studies Center, Asian American Studies Department , Department of Gender Studies, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, UCLA Institute of American Cultures, UCLA Asian Pacific Islander Faculty & Staff Association