Schedule + Registration

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Thursday, May 27

11:00 – 11:10 AM EST Welcome Remarks

Clara Han (Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)

11:10 – 12:30 PM EST Keynote Speech

Mei Zhan (Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine)

7:00 – 8:15 PM EST Panel 1: COVID-19 and Households

Sojung Kim (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)

Transnational Kinship and COVID-19: Domestic Life of North Korean Migrant Women in South Korea

Youjoung (Yuna) Kim (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)

Everyday Lives Beyond an Island: COVID-19 and Precarity of Households on Jeju Island, South Korea

Discussant: Kunal Joshi (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)

Moderator: Perry Maddox (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)

Friday, May 28

10:00 – 11:30 AM EST Panel 2: Racism, Community, and Solidarity

Xinyu Guan (Anthropology, Cornell University)

“No New Cases in the Community”: Racialization and Securitization of “Asia” in Pandemic-Era Singapore

Ishtiaque Ahmed Levin (Centre for the Study of Social Systems (CSSS), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Anthropocene Racism and Pandemic Xenophobia in South Asia

Maya Singhal (Anthropology, Harvard University)

Peril, Power, Property: Black and Asian Solidarity and Businesses in Black Neighborhoods

Discussant: Zeynel Gul (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)

Moderator: Perry Maddox (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)