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Jason Ruiz

April 18, 2019

Ruiz awarded Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship.

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Upcoming Events

Migration, Marriage Practices, and Han Chinese Genomic Homogeneity

Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:30PM - 1:30PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

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“Migration, Marriage Practices, and Han Chinese Genomic Homogeneity”

Patricia Ebrey

Williams Family Endowed Professor of History

The University of Washington

Time: Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:30 -1:30pm 
Lunch provided

Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

 

Prof. Ebrey began the study of Chinese language and history as an undergraduate in 1966, long before Americans could go to China. Over the course of her career, she has written on a broad range of periods and topics, from the aristocratic families of the medieval period, to family, and marriage in the Song period, and then to art collecting and court culture. Her best known books are probably The Inner Quarters: Marriage and the Lives of Chinese Women in the Song Period (1993), which won the Levenson prize for the best book on pre-1900 China, and The Cambridge Illustrated History of China (1996, 2010), which has been translated into many languages. Her most recent work on Huizong (r. 1100-1125) resulted in two books. Her study of Huizong’s collections (Accumulating Culture, 2008) received the Shimada prize for the best book in East Asian art history, and was followed six years later by a 600-plus page biography, Emperor Huizong (2014). That same year she was awarded the American Historical Association’s Award for Scholarly Distinction and began planning the soon-to-appear Journal of Chinese History.…

Vicki Ruiz: Carmen Takes Charge: Reflections on Cannery Women, Cannery Lives

Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:00PM - 5:00PM • Bond Hall Auditorium

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Vicki Ruiz is ILS’ 2019 Distinguished Visiting Scholar for the annual Young Scholars Symposium. Ruiz is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of history and Chicano/Latino Studies, at UC Irvine and currently a scholar-in-residence at Occidental College’s Institute for the Study of Los Angeles. Ruiz has contributed to the reshaping of U.S. women’s history, labor history, immigration studies, and history of the U.S. West. This event is free and open to the public. Click here

A Story with a Happy Ending?

Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:00PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy

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A Story with a Happy Ending?
The Post-Reunion Experiences of Transnational Korean Adoptees, Birth Mothers, and Adoptive Mothers

How do Korean adoptees in the United States begin their journey to search for their birth mothers, and what happens at the end of their journey? Is their reunion “a story with a happy ending?”…