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Kevin Johnson interviewed by MPR News

April 08, 2019
Professor Kevin Johnson's interview on how Kirstjen Nielsen's departure can affect administration policies featured in MPR News.

East Asian Studies Colloquium are pleased to present "Cross-Space Consumption and Social Status Compensation: Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Chinese Immigrants in the United States" on February 21 at UCLA

February 20, 2019
The presentation looks at a unique form of immigrant transnational practice—cross-space consumption. We consider the act of consumption to have not only functional value that satisfies material needs, but also social value that confers symbolic meaning and social status.