Congratulations to MCS Professor Lan Duong

The Critical Refugee Studies Collective (CRSC) and MCS Professor Lan Duong have been awarded a $1.6 million grant by the University of California, Office of the President. Professor Duong is the co-principal investigator of the grant and will be co-editing an anthology on Critical Refugee Studies. The grant will allow the group to collaborate across five UC campuses to develop curricula, symposia, and a website, devoted to Critical Refugee Studies. Read the full story here:


MCS New Chair Erika Suderburg Produces New Film

A warm welcome to MCS’s new chair Professor Erika Suderburg! A filmmaker and writer, Prof. Suderburg’s most recent feature-length film “Wunderkammern: The Private Life of Objects” screened this past summer at the Los Angeles Film Forum. To find out more about Prof. Suderburg’s work navigate to her website: Images: Stills […] Read more »

MCS Faculty’s Book Wins Award

We are thrilled to announce that Troubling Borders, an anthology of Southeast Asian/diasporic women literature and art, was awarded the Bronze Award for Best Book of 2015 by the Association for Borderland Studies. Congratulations to Professor Lan Duong, one of the co-editors!       Read more »