WPSA APIA Mini-Conference 2022

Dear IGGI Community, 

Please see below for our Western Political Science Association (WPSA)  Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Mini-Conference Schedule for 2022. The conference will take place in Portland, Oregon and online virtually. Attendees will need to register with WPSA (http://wpsanet.org/); however, all are welcome to attend!

29.1 -Virtual Roundtable: WPSA at 75 Years: Asian America in the Profession
Date :    Friday, March 11, 08:00AM – 09:45AM
Chair(s) :    Takeda, Okiyoshi, [email protected], Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
Papers :
Discussant(s):    Aoki , Andy – [email protected], Augsburg University
Filler, Nicole – [email protected], Highline College
Junn, Jane – [email protected], University of Southern California
Lien, Pei-te – [email protected], UCSB
Watanabe, Paul – [email protected], University of Massachusetts, Boston
Wong, Janelle – [email protected], University of Maryland

Panel: 29.2 -Making Visible the experience of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
Date :    Friday, March 11, 10:00AM – 11:45AM
Chair(s) :    Chong, Chinbo, [email protected], Indiana University
Papers :    Native Hawaiian Identity and Well-being through Cultural Reclamation
Jara, Catherine, [email protected], Hawai’i Pacific University
Phan, Ngoc, [email protected], Hawai’i Pacific University
Nā mea la’a a pau e pili ana i ke kuanaʻike Hawaiʻi: Interpreting sacredness through the Kānaka ʻŌiwi (Native Hawaiian) worldview
Dedrick, La’akea, [email protected], University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Discussant(s):    Chong, Chinbo – [email protected], Indiana University

Panel:    29.3 -Unpacking Asian Pacific American Politics thru Interdisciplinary Approaches
Date :    Friday, March 11, 01:15PM – 03:00PM
Chair(s) :    Ngoc Phan – [email protected], Hawaii Pacific University
Papers :    Policy Congruence, Political Knowledge and Partisanship among Asian Americans
Quan, Bang, [email protected], Florida International University
Colonization and the Filipino-American Paradox
Mateo, Janelle Ann, [email protected], Hawai’i Pacific University
No Separate Peace: On Rights Radicalism and Intersectional Coalition Solidarity
McCann, Michael, [email protected], University of Washington
To flock or to flee? Xenophobia, racial lumping, and the paradox of Asian American collective behavior
Chong, Chinbo, [email protected], Indiana University
Okamoto, Dina, [email protected], Indiana University
The Impact of Discrimination on Coalition-building: Asian Americans during COVID-19
Chen, Sonya, [email protected], Princeton University
Chan, Stephanie, [email protected], Princeton University
Discussant(s):    Natalie Masuoka – [email protected], UCLA

Panel :    29.4 -Virtual Panel: ”Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media: Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities,” by James Lai, Author Meets Critics
Date:    Friday, March 11, 03:15PM – 05:00PM
Chair(s) :    Le, Loan, [email protected], Institute for Good Government and Inclusion
Papers :    Author/Responder:
Lai, James, [email protected], University of Santa Clara
Discussant(s):    Aoki , Andy – [email protected], Augsburg University
Le, Loan – [email protected], Institute for Good Government and Inclusion
Wong, Janelle – [email protected], University of Maryland

Panel :    29.5 -APAC Business Meeting
Date :    Friday, March 11, 05:00PM – 06:00PM

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