Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species and Nature in a Multicultural Age
From Jeff Layne
Associate Professor of Political Science & Asian American Studies,
Dr. Kim presents material from her forthcoming book, which examines impassioned disputes over how immigrants of color, racial minorities and Native peoples in the U.S. use animals in their cultural traditions. She is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Asian American Studies and teaches classes on race, multiculturalism, minority politics, social movements, immigration, and human-animal studies. Dr. Kim’s first book, “Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City” (Yale University Press, 2000), won two awards from the American Political Science Association: the Ralph Bunche Award for the Best Book on Ethnic and Cultural Pluralism and the Best Book Award from the Organized Section on Race and Ethnicity. She has been a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey and the University of California Humanities Research Institute.
Recorded: March 27, 2014