Director Search for UCLA Asian American Studies Center: Karen Umemoto

Director Search for UCLA Asian American Studies Center: Karen Umemoto

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UCLA Faculty Center - Cypress Room

480 Charles E. Young Drive East

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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The Institute of American Cultures and Asian American Studies Center invite you to join us for events May 3rd-4th with AASC Director Candidate, DR. KAREN UMEMOTO.

Karen Umemoto, PhD, is Chair and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Her research and practice focus on community planning and development along with youth development and juvenile justice reform. Her publications include The Truce: Lessons from an LA Gang War (2006) and Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confronting Violent Legacies (2016).

RSVP: https://aascdirectorsearch3.eventbrite.com


Vision Presentation by Dr. Karen Umemoto
Title:
"Synergy and Relevance: Building Community and Capacity at the Asian American Studies Center"

When: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Where: UCLA Faculty Center - Cypress Room
The search committee welcomes candidate evaluations from faculty, staff, and students affiliated with AASC.


Community Meet and Greet Reception
When: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Where: UCLA Faculty Center - Cypress Room
What: Candidate remarks, Q&A about the AASC Directorship, and Reception

Refreshments will be served.
RSVP: https://aascdirectorsearch3.eventbrite.com
Free parking provided to AASC community members who RSVP to isoriano@aasc.ucla.edu.
The search committee welcomes candidate evaluations from community members.


Research Presentation by Dr. Karen Umemoto
Title:
"The Overrepresentation of Native Hawaiians in the Juvenile Justice System and Transformative Planning Praxis"
When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 11:30AM-12:30 PM
Where: UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs 2355
The search committee welcomes candidate evaluations from faculty, staff, and students affiliated with AASC and the Luskin School of Public Affairs.

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