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Ethnic Studies
Faculty & Staff
Vivian Chin Vivian Chin
Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies

At Mills since 1993

Office: Mills Hall 338
Phone: 510.430.3206
Email: vchin@mills.edu
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Faculty Office Hours
Days
Time
Room
and
10:30-12:30
by appointment
MH 338


Fall 2014 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
T 02:30PM-03:45PM ETHS 041
Inventing the "Other"
CPM 109
T 11:00AM-12:15PM ETHS 154
Autobiogs of People of Color
MH 132
TH 02:30PM-03:45PM ETHS 041
Inventing the "Other"
CPM 109
TH 11:00AM-12:15PM ETHS 154
Autobiogs of People of Color
MH 132


Education
  • PhD, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Rhetoric, 2000
  • MA, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Rhetoric, 1992
  • BA, Mills College, English, 1989, with honors
Courses Taught
  • ETHS 041: Inventing the "Other," Policing Differences
  • ETHS 090: Comparative Ethnic Literature and Cultural Production
  • ETHS 113: Comics and Politics: Visual Culture, Power, and Ideology
  • ETHS 120: Narratives of People of Mixed Race Descent
  • ETHS 139: Asian/Pacific American Women Writers
  • ETHS 144: Asian/Pacific American Literature
  • ETHS 154: Writing the Self: Autobiographies of People of Color in the U.S.
  • ETHS 156: Contemporary Queer Writers of Color
  • ETHS 180A: Theorizing Race, Affirming Differences
  • ETHS 180A: Vampires, Monsters, and Saviors: Race and Sex in Literature and Popular Culture
  • ETHS 191: Senior Seminar
  • COLL 60O: Inventing the Other, Policing Difference
Professional Interests

Asian American, Asian diaspora, and Pacific Islander literature and history; cultural studies; race and gender studies; popular culture

Program Information
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Activities & Resources


Message from the Chair

National Association for Ethnic Studies Conference

What Can I do with an Ethnic Studies Degree?

Meet Ethnic Studies Alumnae

Latina Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Black History Month

Pow Wow

SAMEAPI Awareness Now!

Ethnic Studies
Events


Awards

Ethnic Studies Fund

Womanist Journal

Women of Color Resource Center

Diversity at Mills

Events

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2080
F: 510.430.2067
E: ethnic_study@mills.edu

Last Updated: 10/15/14