Friday, June 4, 2021, 1:30 – 3 p.m. Email Bree Bang-Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org for a Zoom invitation.
Join UWISC for a talk by Dr. Elena Shih on “The Humanitarian Development Nexus: Anti-Trafficking in the Asia Pacific.”
Elena Shih is the Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University, where she directs a human trafficking research cluster through the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice. Her book-in-progress, under advanced contract with UC Press, is a global ethnography of the transnational social movement to combat trafficking in China, Thailand, and the US. Her recently published New York Times op-ed, “How to Protect Massage Workers,” shares research conducted as a core organizer of Red Canary Song, a grassroots coalition of sex workers, migrant workers, and allies working in Flushing, Queens.