November 5, 2020: IRES Faculty Seminar with Claire Kim

IRES Seminar Series

Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday)

Via Zoom

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Interview with Claire Kim: Race and Human-Animal Relations

UBC IRES Professor Terre Satterfield will be interviewing Professor Claire Kim from University of California, Irvine on the topic of Race and Human-Animal Relations.

Claire Kim

Professor, University of California, Irvine


Claire Jean Kim is Professor of Political Science and Asian American Studies at University of California, Irvine, where she teaches classes on comparative race studies and human-animal studies. She has written two award-winning books: Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City (Yale University Press 2000) and Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age (Cambridge University Press 2015).  She has published in popular venues such as The Los Angeles Times and The Nation, and she is frequently interviewed by the media on topics related to anti-blackness, racism, animals, and ecology.  She is currently completing a book entitled Asian Americans in an Anti-Black World.