Next GASAM Meeting

Dear all, You are cordially invited to a Graduate Asian American Studies reading discussion on. Tuesday, November 3, 2015 5:30pm​–7:30pm, Fisher–Bennett Hall 330 (Graduate Lounge). 3340 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104.Snacks and beverages will be served.We will talk about the two texts attached to this message:1. Evelyn Nakano Glenn's chapter "Labor: Freedom and Coercion" in her book Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor (Harvard UP 2013) 2. Milliann Kang's "The Managed Hand: The Commercialization of Bodies and Emotions in Korean Immigrant-Owned Nail Salons" in the journal Gender and Society (2003). In this discussion, we are interested in the intersectionality of race and gender in the shaping of the U.S. labor force, its history rooted in slavery, and how Asian American women workers are situated.Please contact me, Hao Jun Tam (Howie),  at if you have any questions​.​