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VIDEO+PODCAST: Vijay Prashad on The Karma of Uncle Swami

On October 10, 2012, Vijay Prashad gave a dynamic and wonderfully engaging talk at the CUNY Graduate Center, where he engaged topics ranging from his involvement with South Asian youth in New York, to his first teaching gig, to reflections ten years later on his book The Karma of Brown Folk, to his new book Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today. Video of the event can be viewed below, and an audio podcast of the event can be downloaded as well.

This event was co-sponsored by
Asian Americanists at CUNY
The NYU A/P/A Institute
The Graduate Center Office of the President
The Graduate Center American Studies Certificate Program
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics
The Committee on Globalization and Social Change
Hunter College Asian American Studies
CUNY Asian American Research Institute

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About Keith Miyake

Keith Miyake is a graduate of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. His work crosses the fields of political economic geography, environmental justice and environmental governance, critical race and ethnic studies, American studies, and Asian American studies. His dissertation examined the institutionalization of environmental and racial knowledges within the contemporary capitalist state.

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