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Diane C. Fujino, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Diane C. Fujino is Professor and Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Her teaching and research focus on Japanese American history, Asian American activism of the 1960s–70s and the early Cold War, Afro-Asian solidarities, and critical studies of race/class/gender/nation. Professor Fujino’s books include: Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life; Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama; and Wicked Theory, Naked Practice: A Fred Ho Reader (as Editor). She also developed a Community Studies program at UCSB and engages in social justice work.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

Nikkei Activism and the Civil Rights Movement [AUDIO]
Diane C. Fujino, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Daryl Joji Maeda, Chair & Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
Greg Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal
Tamio Wakayama, Writer, Photographer


Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Cedar A & B
Topic: Speaking Up