Letters and Politics

The Depiction of Asian Women in Film and Theater

Guest: Celine Parreñas Shimizu is Director of the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University. She is the author of The Hypersexuality of Race (2007), Straitjacket Sexualities (2012) and her latest, The Proximity of Other Skins: Ethical Intimacy in Global Cinema.Her films include The Celine Archive (2019), The Fact of Asian Women (2004) and Birthright: Mothering Across Difference (2009).