1/21: Race (The New Critical Idiom) Elliott School Book Launch Series
The Elliott School of International Affairs Book Launch Series cordially invites you to our first book talk of the year. Professor Alexa Alice Joubin will be speaking about her newest book, "Race", published as part of Routledge's The New Critical Idiom series.

The event is free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Event details:

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rm 505, Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Event timeline:

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm lecture
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm moderated Q&A
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm book signing

About the Book:

A concise guide offering compelling new insights, Race addresses the intersections of race and gender; race and social theory; identity, ethnicity, and migration; the concept of whiteness; the legislative and judicial markings of difference; blackness in a global context; race in the history of science, and critical race theory.

For a more detailed description of the book, please visit: https://www.routledge.com/Race/Orkin-Joubin/p/book/9781138904699.

About the Author:

Alexa Alice Joubin is a Professor of English and International Affairs at George Washington University. She is affiliated with Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Theatre, and East Asian Languages and Cultures at GW. She is also the co-founder and co-director of the Digital Humanities Institute at GWU. Her research has been funded by the Fulbright Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, among many others.

About the Moderator:

Richard J. Haddock is the Program Associate of the East Asia National Resource Center (NRC), a University-wide initiative based at the GWU Elliott School of International Affairs. He holds an M.A. in Asian Studies from the Elliott School, with a concentration on domestic politics and foreign policy of East Asia.


If you need specific accommodations, please contact the event organizer listed below. Please make your requests as soon as possible, or at least 3 days before the event to ensure accommodation.

Diane Tsang
Research Program Assistant at the Elliott School
(202) 994-1637

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