Lectures/Talks

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PAPERS PRESENTED/SYMPOSIA/INVITED LECTURES/ WORKSHOPS

Refereed Conference Presentations/Papers

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (Summer 2021). “Migrant Futures: Witnessing in a Time of Homeland Futurities,” Beyond Borders: Latina/o Studies in a Time of Crisis, Latina/o Studies Association, 4th Biennial Conference, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

Fukushima, A.I. Author. (April 9, 2020 – Conference).“Migrant Crossings: Book Discussion Roundtable.” Respondents: Julietta Hua, John Park, and Lisa Yun. Chair: Judy Wu. Association for Asian American Studies. Washington D.C. Cancelled.

Fukushima, A.I. Author. (November 9, 2019). “Program Committee: Annie Isabel Fukushima’s Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking the U.S.” Author meets critiques: Mary Romero, Robyn Rodriguez, and Clare Hanusz. American Studies Association, Annual Meeting. “Build as we fight,” Honolulu, Hawaii.

Fukushima, A.I. Panelist. (May 16 – 17, 2019). “Witnessing Violence & The Coatlicue State.” Border Crossings: Harnessing the Power of Azalduan Thought and Methodologies. Co-Panelists: Mora, G.C. & Paschel, T. Gloria Anzaldúa: Translating B/borders, University of Paris VIII, Paris, France.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (May 11 – 13, 2018). “Resistant Imaginaries and Enactments: Towards a Praxis of Decolonial Feminism.” Co-Panelists: Alarcon, W., Benfield, D.M., Cruz, C. Rios-Rojas, A. Toward Decolonial Feminisms. Penn State.

Fukushima, A.I., Chair. (March 30, 2018). “Asian/Americans on the Move: Precarity, Belonging, and Strategies of Resistance across the Pacific.” Solidarity and Resistance: Toward Asian American Commitment to Fierce Alliances. Association for Asian American Studies,38th conference. San Francisco, California.

Fukushima, A.I. & Pillow, W. (November 10, 2017). “Pedagogies of the Zombie.” ASA International Committee: Pedagogies of Dissent in a Global Context. American Studies Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Fukushima, A.I. (June 24, 2017). “Tethered Subjectivities and Human Trafficking in these Migratory Times.” Association for Asian Studies in Asia. Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

Fukushima, A.I. (April 21 – 23, 2017). “Migratory Times: Militarisms, Displacements, & Death Worlds.” Militarism & Migration Conference. University of California, San Diego. City Heights,San Diego, California.

Fukushima, A.I. (November 17 – 20, 2016). Contested Visions of Home: Asian/American Diasporic Subjectivities in the Media. American Studies Association, Annual Meeting, “Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are,” Denver, Colorado.

Fukushima, A.I. (November 10 – 13, 2016). Witnessing Homosocial Violence through a Decolonial Praxis. Session: The Praxis of Decolonial Feminism. National Women’s Studies Association. Annual Meeting, “Decoloniality,” Montreal Quebec.

Fukushima, A.I., Liu, B. (June 2 – 5, 2016). “Victimization, Human Trafficking and Immigrants: Mixed Methods analysis of the Perceptions of Victimhood in U.S. Courts, 2000 – 2015.” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Beauregard, G., Fukushima, A.I., & Patterson, C.P. (April 29, 2016). “The Subject(s) of Human Rights: Points of Departure.” Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida.

Fukushima, A.I. (November 14, 2015). Slave Narratives: Productions of Vulnerability & Disposability. National Women’s Studies Association Annual conference on Precarity. Fuentes, M. & Lee, L.M. (Co-Panelist). Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 12 – 15, 2015.

Benfield, D.M, Daly, T., Fantone, L., & Fukushima, A.I. (Workshop. November 15, 2015). Publishing in/and/with/ Precariousness. National Women’s Studies Association Annual conference on Precarity. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 12 – 15, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I. (October 8-11, 2015). “Technology, Surveillance, and Transnational Trafficking: Securing the Nation Through Narratives of (In)security.” Contesting Inter/national Militarized Security in the “Asia Pacific” and Imagining An Otherwise. American Studies Association, Annual Meeting 2015. Baik, C. & Ginoza, A. (Co-Panelist).  October 8 – 11, 2015, Toronto, Canada.

Fukushima, A.I.  (2015). “Anti-violence Iconographies of the Cage: Diasporan Crossings and the (Un)Tethering of Subjectivities.” Kinney, E., Hill, A., Hua, J.Y., Leon, C. & Shdaimah, C., (Co-Panelists). Law and Society Association Annual Conference.  Seattle Washington, May 28 – 31, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I.  (2015). “(Living) Dead Subjects: Examining Media & Legal Discourse of Mamasans, Sex Slaves and Sexualized Economies in Neoliberal Times.” Traveling Subjects: Koreans and Korean Diasporas. Kwon, B. & Lee, E.H. (Co-Panelists), Pak, G. (Chair). Association for Asian American Studies Annual Meeting, Evanston, Illinois, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I. & Hua, J. 2014. ASA Ethnic Studies Committee: Watching in Pain and Pleasure: Representing Women of Color on Screens, American Studies Association, Annual Conference. Chaman, D., Celeste, M. * Valdivia, A. (Co-Panelists). Joseph, R. (Chair). Los Angeles, California, November 6 – 9, 2014.

Fukushima, A.I.  (April 18, 2014). “Remembering and Witnessing an American Haunting in the Chinese Ghost Case / ‘Blessing Scam’” Language in Asian/American Performance and Translation Studies.  Association for Asian American Studies, 2014.San Francisco, CA.

Fukushima, A.I. (2014). “Teaching Militarism, Demilitarizing the Classroom.” Ginoza, A., Kirk, G., & Garrison, R. (Co-Panelist). National Association for Ethnic Studies conference 42nd Annual Conference, Research as Ceremony, Decolonizing Ethnic Studies, April 3 – 5, 2014.

Fukushima, A.I. (2013). “Cultures of Crossing & Servitude: Tracing an Archive of Raced and Gendered Subjects.” Cultures of Intimacy, Debt, & Servitude. Ho, T.C. & Hua, J.Y. (Co-Panelist). Schaeffer, F.A. (Chair). American Studies Association Conference, 2013, “Social Movements in an Age of Debt,” Washington D.C. November 21 – 24, 2013.

Fukushima, A.I.  (2013). “The Archive of Language: Mapping the ‘Perfect Victim’ and the Trafficking of Asians and Latinas/os.” Decolonial Feminist Analysis of Archives: Memories, Bodies & Differential Consciousness panel. Alarcon, W., Benfield, D.M., & Cachola, E., (Co-Panelist). Critical Ethnic Studies Association Conference, 2013. 

Fukushima, A.  (2012). “‘Are We on Camera?’ Filmic Representations of the Asian / American Human Trafficked Person.” Changing Boundaries and Reshaping Itineraries: An International Conference on Asian American Expressive Culture. Beijing Foreign Studies University, China. June 9 – 11, 2012.

Fukushima A. (2012). “Don’t Be Fooled: U.S. Anti-Trafficking Initiatives & National Security.” Crisis. Global Studies Conference. University of California, Santa Barbara. February 24 – 25, 2012.

Fukushima, A. (2012). “Witnessing: The Sex Trafficking of Asians & Latinas/os in the U.S.” Sex Trafficking in the U.S.: Researching Vulnerable Populations 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference. Oregon State University, Corvallis. February 16 – 18, 2012.

Fukushima, A.  (2011). “Trauma, (Re)Memory, the Witness: Human Trafficking & California.” Human Trafficking Panel. Sonoma State University. April 27, 2011.

Fukushima, A. (2010). “The Juridical and the Discursive: (Re)writing Gendered Bodies Across (De)colonialities.” Latin American Studies Association XXIX International Congress. Hernandez, R. Sanchez, A. & Veronelli, G.(Co-Panelist). Toronto, Canada. October 9, 2010.

Fukushima, A. (2010). “Conceptualizing Criminalization in the Context of Victim Centered Approaches.” 7th Annual National Conference on Human Trafficking, Prostitution, & Sex Work. Toledo, Ohio University. October 7, 2010.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. “Intergenerational Wisdom: Celebrating out Past, Present, and Future.” Empowering Women of Color Conference. University of California, Berkeley. March 13, 2010.

Fukushima, A. Panelist. “Resisting Militarism and Master Narratives: Foregrounding Land, Community, and Body as Sites of Decolonizing Knowledge.” Decolonizing the University: Fulfilling the Dream of the Third World College. February 27, 2010. University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. (2009). “Reconfiguring Trauma and the 21st Century Imaginary: Violence, Resistance, and Healing.” Panel: “Gendering the Human Rights Lens: Military Prostitution, Sexual Violence, and Neoliberalism in the Asia-Pacific.” Redefining Human Rights and Social Justice in the Pacific Rim, Pacific Seminar. University of California, Santa Cruz. June 24-25, 2009.

Fukushima, A. (2009). “Bases, Violence Against Women, Resistance.” Co-panelist: Retired Colonel Ann Wright. February 27 – Security Without Empire. National Organizing Conference on Foreign Military Bases. A Nationwide Organizing Conference. American University, Washington D.C., USA. March 2, 2009.

Fukushima, A. (2008). “Asia Pacific’s Silences Revisited: Women, War and (Re) Memory Through Methodology of Transnational Feminism.” The Future of Asian Feminisms Confronting Fundamentalism, Conflict and Neo-liberalism. Kartini Asia Network International Conference, Bali, Indonesia. November 2-5, 2008.

Fukushima, A. (2008). “Silences Revisited: Women, War, and (Re)Memory through a Methodology of Transnational Feminism.” April 11, 2008. Session II (B): In the Transnational Context: Empire, Ethnicity, and Women of Silences. The 2008 Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium on “War, Empire, and Culture” Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. April 11-12, 2008.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. (2008). “The Inhumanity of Human Trafficking: Anti-Violent Interventions and Transnational Intersectionalities” 18th Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issue Conference – Peeling off the Label.  University of California, Berkeley. March 1, 2008.

Fukushima, A. Presentation. (2007). “Workshop Title: “Imagining Bodies: De-centering Women’s Bodies in the Sex Industry, (Re)Centering the Demand.” March 3, 2007. 22nd Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference (EWOCC). University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. Panelist. (2006). “Bodies Imagined: Race, Gender and Sexual Difference in Sex Industry Advertisements.” Center for Race & Gender. University of California, Berkeley. October 19, 2006.

Fukushima, A. Session Facilitator. (2006). “Hot Topics: Strategizing on the ‘Diversity’ of Potential Classroom Issues.” August 25, 2006. Graduate Student Instructor Conference. University of California, Berkeley.

Invited Presentations

Fukushima, A.I. Featured Speaker. (Fall 2020). 15th Annual Human Trafficking Conference, South Texas College.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (Fall 2020). Migrant Crossings. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

Fukushima, A.I. and Hua, J. (June 24, 2020). Witnessing Human Trafficking, Narrating Lives Beyond Violence,” Lawyers Club of San Diego – Human Trafficking Collaborative, Video.

Fukushima, A.I. (May 14, 2020). “Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Acr

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (March 12, 2020). Witnessing Migrant Futurities. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Fukushima, A.I. Panelist. (March 6, 2020). Gender, Militarism, Labor and Violence. 50 Years of Igniting the Future, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (February 24, 2020). “Navigating Research, Race, Gender & Difference.” Undergraduate Research Education Series, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Lecturer. (January 16, 2020). “Modern Slavery” & Human Trafficking. Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 25 – 26, 2019). Chasing Slavery in the Modern Southwest: The Persistence of Forced Labor. Center for the Study of the Southwest, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 24, 2019). “Unsettled Witnessing in these Migratory Times.”Mexico, Americas, and Spain Program (MAS) and Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University, Texas.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 4, 2019). “Witnessing in a Time of Homeland Futurities.” Geography Colloquium, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (September 18, 2019). “Navigating Research, Race, Gender & Difference.” Undergraduate Research Education Series, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (May 21, 2019). “Archipelago: Map(s) of the Moving World.” Center for Arts Design & Social Research, Oodi, Helsinki. https://www.facebook.com/centerartsdesign/videos/435048550674263/?q=helsinki%20fukushima&epa=SEARCH_BOX

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (April 4, 2019). “Migrant Crossings.” Women and Gender Studies, the History, Sociology and Anthropology Department, Southern Utah University.

Fukushima, A.I. Panelist. (March 29, 2019). “Insurgent Horizons: The Future of Ethnic Studies.” Insurgent Knowledge: 50 Years of Ethnic Studies. Co-Panelist: Arvin, M., Ghandehari, A., Bost, D., and Solorzano, A. University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (November 5, 2018). Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S. Hinkley Institute, University of Utah. https://www.hinckley.utah.edu/calendar/2018/11/5/migrant-crossings-witnessing-human-trafficking-in-the-us

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 18, 2018). Naming (In)Justice: Rights and Resistance Across Queer Migrations & Trafficking. Ohio State University.

Fukushima, A.I. Keynote. (September 26, 2018). Xicanx/Latinx Heritage Month Keynote Speaker. Berkeley City College, California.

Weiler, T., Brown, N., Pena, N. Fukushima, A.I., and Batar, A. Guest Panelist. (January 26, 2018). “Villain or Broker; Victim or Survivor: A Conversation on Definitions and Narratives.” 4th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium. Social Justice Student Initiative at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. University of Utah. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3pei6h-AIQ

Fukushima, A.I., Burnham, L., & Chang, G. Guest Panelist. (November 3, 2016). “Radicalizing Care & Labor Justice.” The Insurgent Legacy of Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Center for Race & Gender, University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A.I. Guest Speaker. (March 26, 2016). Advancing Refugee Wellness in Utah & Beyond.” Student Global Health Initiative Global Health Conference. Global Health, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (February 19, 2016). “Disrupting Black & White Visions: Human Trafficking, Race, & Difference.” Social Justice Student Initiative at the S.J. Quinney College of Law Human Trafficking Symposium, At Risk Youth: Pathways to Delinquency and Sex Trafficking. University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I., Walter, R., & Holsey, B. Panelist. (October 31, 2014). Faculty Forum. “Crossings,” Center for Race and Ethnicity, Annual Faculty Forum, Rutgers University.

Fukushima, A.I. Paper Presenter. (April 30, 2014) “An American Haunting: From Exclusions to the Ghost Case.” American Studies Colloquium. Respondent: Dr. Kathy Lopez. Rutgers University.

Fukushima, A.I. & Mani, P. Guest panelist. (October 18, 2013). Asian American Studies Learning Community. Rutgers University.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (April 29, 2013). “Asian Migrant Crossings: From Criminality to Victimhood and the Human Trafficking Paradigm.”  Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium, Pomona College sponsored by the American Studies Program at Scripps College.

Fukushima, A. (September 14 – 19, 2009). International Delegate, USA. Resistance, Resilience, and Respect for Human Rights / CHinemma’, Nina’maolek, yan Inarespetu para Direchon Taotao. 7th Meeting of the International Network of Women Against Militarism. University of Guam, Mangilao.

Bell, T.M., Fukushima, A., Mattar, M., Skinner, B. Panelist. (April 12, 2008). “Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery: Critical Gaps and Prospects for Change.” T. March Bell, Mohamed Mattar, and Benjamin Skinner, Speakers. Graduate School of International Studies 2008 Spring Symposium. University of Colorado, Denver.

Farley, M., Hotaling, H., & Fukushima, A. Panelist. (March 12, 2007). “Transnational Methods & Critical Race Lens: Deconstructing racism in global sex industry Through the Experience of Asian (American) Sex-Exploitation/Trafficking.” Human Sex Trafficking: Raising Awareness in Social Service Communities. San Francisco State University.

Summer Institutes

Fukushima, A.I.(June 11 – 17, 2017). Fellow. Democratizing Knowledge (DK) “Just Academic Spaces” Summer Institute. Rutgers University – Newark.

Fukushima, A.I. (July 17, 2015). Summer Institute in Asian American Studies on “The Subject(s) of Human Rights.” Nguyen, V., Wu, H.G., Jin, J.Y & Patterson, C. (Co-Panelist). National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, July 16 – 18, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I. (2014). Transnational Feminisms Summer Institute, Ohio State University. Summer 2014.

Symposia/Panels Organized

Rojas, J., Fukushima, A.I., & Taylor, F. Discussants. (March 6, 2019).  “Redefine: A Dialogue on the International Tolerance Project.” Women’s Week 2019. Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Olden, D. & Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (December 12, 2017). “Steps Towards Success: WoCA Grant Writing & Fellowship Workshop.” Women of Color Academics. University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I., Baik, C., Benfield, D.M., Chacon, R., Cortez, J.M., Cruz, C., Gaytan, M.S., and Herrera, J.  Organizer and Speaker. (October 17, 2017). “Silhouettes: Migration, (Un)Documented, and Pedagogies.” Migratory Times Salon Series. Institute of (Im)Possible Subjects. Web. https://instituteofimpossiblesubjectsblog.wordpress.com/2017/10/06/salon-with-the-institute-of-impossible-subjects-silhouettes-migration-undocumented-and-pedagogies/

Fukushima, A.I., Benfield, D.M., & Abrams, D. Organizer and Speaker. (April 27, 2017). “Women in Migration.” ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education). University of Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Workshop, film screening, and panel. https://vimeo.com/229624749

Fukushima, A.I. & Fallon, L. Co-Chair. (April 5 – 6, 2017). “Redefining Justice: Envisioning New Approaches to Anti-Trafficking Work.” Freedom Network, USA, Doubletree by Hilton, Washington D.C., Crystal City.

Fukushima, A.I. & Benfield, D.M. Moderator and Co-Lead Organizer. (January 29, 2017). “Dislocating Geographies.” Migratory Times Salon Series. Institute of (Im)Possible Subjects. Web. https://www.facebook.com/events/1757231051263463/

Fukushima, A.I. & Mahoney, M. Co-Chairs. (April 4 – 5, 2016). “Bridging the Gap and Building a Movement: Partnership, Prevention, Protection, Prosecution.” Freedom Network, USA, Chicago, Palmer House.

Denda, K., Fukushima, A.I., & and Kim, S. Co-Organizers. (December 4, 2014). Rethinking the Asia Pivot: Challenging Everyday Militarisms and Bridging Communities of Women. In collaboration with Institute for Research on Women, Asian Languages and Culture and Rutgers Libraries, Rutgers University.

Chatterjee, S., Dorozenski, M., Fukushima, A., Litos, A.T., Maskell, K. & Powell, A. Founders & Panelist. (February 20, 2008). “What is the Human in Human Trafficking?” Global Disconnects: The Internet & Human Trafficking. Students & Artists Fighting to End Human Slavery (N. California), End Internet Trafficking Coalition (USA), and Center for Race & Gender (UCB). University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. & Benfield, D.M. Co-Organizer. (November 10, 2007). “Mobile Aesthetics & Social Movements: Thinkspace.” Out of Time Space Symposium. Visuality & Alterity Working Group, UCB and Collaborators. San Francisco Art Institute.

Fukushima, A. Organizer. (October 29, 2007). “Pacific Islander Women & The Movement: Defining & Rearticulating PI in the 21st Century”. Graduate Asian Pacific Islander Collective Fall 2007 Conversation Series. University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A.  Organizer. (September 25, 2007). “The 40th Anniversary of the Coining of ‘Asian American’: (Re)Defining Community.” Graduate Asian Pacific Islander Collective Fall 2007 Conversation Series. University of California, Berkeley.

Community Based / Consultant Speaking

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (March 18, 2020). Reclaiming Migrant and Trafficking Narratives. Co-Presenters: Cindy Liou and Noy Thrupkaew. Holding Space: Innovation and Values in Anti-Trafficking Work, Freedom Network USA, Miami, Florida, USA.

Fukushima, A.I., Moderator. (March 20, 2019). Truth and Evidence-Based Practice in the Anti-Trafficking Movement. Grounding & Growing: Tools for a Powerful Anti-Trafficking Movement. Freedom Network USA, Virginia, USA.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (September 26, 2018). “Community Needs Assessment Report Presentation.” Commission on the Status of Women, San Francisco, City Hall.

Burke, F. & Fukushima, A.I. (September 18, 218). “Expert Witnesses: Lessons Learned.” Human Trafficking Legal Center. Video presentation.

Fukushima, A.I., Gonzalez-Pons, K., O’Connor, A., Clark, L. (September 10, 2018). “Needs for Survivors of Human Trafficking in Salt Lake City: A Preliminary Analysis.” 2018 Utah Trafficking in Persons Conference. Refugee & Immigrant Center, Utah Trafficking in Persons Task Force, State of Utah Office of the Attorney General, Department of Public Safety, Operation Underground Railroad. Salt Lake City Community College.

Fukushima, A.I., & Chen, H.M. June 14, 2018. “Working with Asian American Individuals, Couples, and Families.” National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families. https://healthymarriageandfamilies.org/resources/media-gallery/webinars/working-asian-american-individuals-couples-and-families-webinar

Fukushima, A.I. Consultant/Trainer. September 22, 2017. “Human Trafficking 101.” Alaska Native Justice Center. Online training,

Fukushima, A.I., Murphy, W., Richard, S., Roisman, D. Singh, R.  Faculty. September 14 – 15, 2017. “Victim Issues & Prosecuting Cases.” Facilitator & Session Organizer: Judge Curtis Kin and Attorney Khanh Nguyen. Handling Human Trafficking Cases. Judicial Council of California, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A.I. Consultant/Trainer. July 12, 2017. “Human Trafficking Topical Training, Cultural Competence Training.” Alaska Native Justice Center Peer Visit. Refugee & Immigrant Center – Asian Association of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Guest Speaker. March 27, 2017. “White Privilege, Race & Community.” Spyhop, Utah.

Fukushima, A.I, Franchek-Roa, K., Hendrix, E., and Hoffman, L. October 7, 2016. “At the Intersection: Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking” Part I and Part II. Moving Forward Together: 25 Years of Resilience. 25th Annual Domestic Violence Conference. Utah Valley Convention Center.

Fukushima, A. Speaker. March 22, 2011. “Human Trafficking.” American Institute of Architects and Human Rights Commission, San Francisco. https://vimeo.com/157606544

Fukushima, A.  Trainer. December 6, 2010. “Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking.” Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition. Office of Refugee & Resettlement. SETA, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. August 1, 2010. “NCADV’s Opening Plenary Session: “Inspire, Organize, Manage, Motivate – Defining Leadership in a Movement for Change”. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 14th National Conference on Domestic Violence. Hilton Hotel, Anaheim.

Fukushima, A., Utarti, H. and Liou, C. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. July 29 – July 30, 2010. “Human Trafficking & Comprehensive Services.” The SAGE Project, Inc. & The Asian Anti-Trafficking Collaborative. The ORRICK Building, San Francisco. California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. July 8, 2010. “Local/Global Implications: The Intersections of Sex and Labor Trafficking.” Soroptimist International, Hilton Hotel San Francisco

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. February 9, 2010. “Not in Our Backyards: Recognizing and Combating Human Trafficking in San Francisco.” San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking.

Fukushima, A. Guest Lecturer. February 7, 2010. 3rd Annual Celebration of Asian Pacific American Womyn (CAPAW), University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. January 25 – 26, 2010. “Train the Trainer.” Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition. Office of Refugee & Resettlement. SETA, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A., Liou, C. and Ring, M. January 6, 2010. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. “Legal and Social Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking.” San Francisco Asylum Office, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of Homeland Security.

Fukushima, A. & Ring, M. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. October 15, 2009. “Serving Clients of Human Trafficking – Comprehensive Case Management” and “Human Trafficking 101: Sacramento.” Zero Tolerance Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Project Coalition. Community Violence Solutions, Contra Costa.

Fukushima, A. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. September 22 – 23, 2009. “Human Trafficking 101, Victim Identification, and First Responders.” Zero Tolerance Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Project Coalition. Community Violence Solutions, Contra Costa.

Fukushima, A. Trainer. June 18 – 19, 2009. “From San Francisco to Sacramento: Building Capacity and Community Support for Victims of Human Trafficking.” Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition. Office of Refugee & Resettlement. SETA, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A. Guest Presenter. “Border Crossing: Human Trafficking.” January 31, 2009. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Contra Costa County. Pittsburgh, California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Lecturer. “Imagine: Human Trafficking Characteristics, Challenges, and Potential for Change through Art.” June 5, 2008. Las Lomas High, Walnut Creek, California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Lecturer. “Imagine: Human Trafficking Characteristics, Challenges, and Potential for Change through Art.” May 31, 2008. Human Rights Conference, Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Presenter. A Woman’s Plight: Comfort Women of WWII. March 29, 2008. Manila Heritage Foundation. I-Hotel Manila Town Center.

Fukushima, A. Workshop Facilitator. Celebrating Non-Violence: A Workshop on Domestic Violence and Cultural Competency. February 14, 2008. Narika at Berkeley Workshop Series.

Fukushima, A. Masters of Ceremonies. “Voices from Hawaii and Puerto Rico.” September 12, 2007. Women Resisting Militarism and Creating a Culture of Life. Women for Genuine Security International Meeting, Berkeley, California, USA.

Refereed Conference Presentations/Papers

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (Summer 2021). “Migrant Futures: Witnessing in a Time of Homeland Futurities,” Beyond Borders: Latina/o Studies in a Time of Crisis, Latina/o Studies Association, 4th Biennial Conference, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

Fukushima, A.I. Author. (April 9, 2020 – Conference).“Migrant Crossings: Book Discussion Roundtable.” Respondents: Julietta Hua, John Park, and Lisa Yun. Chair: Judy Wu. Association for Asian American Studies. Washington D.C. Cancelled.

Fukushima, A.I. Author. (November 9, 2019). “Program Committee: Annie Isabel Fukushima’s Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking the U.S.” Author meets critiques: Mary Romero, Robyn Rodriguez, and Clare Hanusz. American Studies Association, Annual Meeting. “Build as we fight,” Honolulu, Hawaii.

Fukushima, A.I. Panelist. (May 16 – 17, 2019). “Witnessing Violence & The Coatlicue State.” Border Crossings: Harnessing the Power of Azalduan Thought and Methodologies. Co-Panelists: Mora, G.C. & Paschel, T. Gloria Anzaldúa: Translating B/borders, University of Paris VIII, Paris, France.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (May 11 – 13, 2018). “Resistant Imaginaries and Enactments: Towards a Praxis of Decolonial Feminism.” Co-Panelists: Alarcon, W., Benfield, D.M., Cruz, C. Rios-Rojas, A. Toward Decolonial Feminisms. Penn State.

Fukushima, A.I., Chair. (March 30, 2018). “Asian/Americans on the Move: Precarity, Belonging, and Strategies of Resistance across the Pacific.” Solidarity and Resistance: Toward Asian American Commitment to Fierce Alliances. Association for Asian American Studies,38th conference. San Francisco, California.

Fukushima, A.I. & Pillow, W. (November 10, 2017). “Pedagogies of the Zombie.” ASA International Committee: Pedagogies of Dissent in a Global Context. American Studies Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Fukushima, A.I. (June 24, 2017). “Tethered Subjectivities and Human Trafficking in these Migratory Times.” Association for Asian Studies in Asia. Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

Fukushima, A.I. (April 21 – 23, 2017). “Migratory Times: Militarisms, Displacements, & Death Worlds.” Militarism & Migration Conference. University of California, San Diego. City Heights,San Diego, California.

Fukushima, A.I. (November 17 – 20, 2016). Contested Visions of Home: Asian/American Diasporic Subjectivities in the Media. American Studies Association, Annual Meeting, “Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are,” Denver, Colorado.

Fukushima, A.I. (November 10 – 13, 2016). Witnessing Homosocial Violence through a Decolonial Praxis. Session: The Praxis of Decolonial Feminism. National Women’s Studies Association. Annual Meeting, “Decoloniality,” Montreal Quebec.

Fukushima, A.I., Liu, B. (June 2 – 5, 2016). “Victimization, Human Trafficking and Immigrants: Mixed Methods analysis of the Perceptions of Victimhood in U.S. Courts, 2000 – 2015.” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Beauregard, G., Fukushima, A.I., & Patterson, C.P. (April 29, 2016). “The Subject(s) of Human Rights: Points of Departure.” Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida.

Fukushima, A.I. (November 14, 2015). Slave Narratives: Productions of Vulnerability & Disposability. National Women’s Studies Association Annual conference on Precarity. Fuentes, M. & Lee, L.M. (Co-Panelist). Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 12 – 15, 2015.

Benfield, D.M, Daly, T., Fantone, L., & Fukushima, A.I. (Workshop. November 15, 2015). Publishing in/and/with/ Precariousness. National Women’s Studies Association Annual conference on Precarity. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 12 – 15, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I. (October 8-11, 2015). “Technology, Surveillance, and Transnational Trafficking: Securing the Nation Through Narratives of (In)security.” Contesting Inter/national Militarized Security in the “Asia Pacific” and Imagining An Otherwise. American Studies Association, Annual Meeting 2015. Baik, C. & Ginoza, A. (Co-Panelist).  October 8 – 11, 2015, Toronto, Canada.

Fukushima, A.I.  (2015). “Anti-violence Iconographies of the Cage: Diasporan Crossings and the (Un)Tethering of Subjectivities.” Kinney, E., Hill, A., Hua, J.Y., Leon, C. & Shdaimah, C., (Co-Panelists). Law and Society Association Annual Conference.  Seattle Washington, May 28 – 31, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I.  (2015). “(Living) Dead Subjects: Examining Media & Legal Discourse of Mamasans, Sex Slaves and Sexualized Economies in Neoliberal Times.” Traveling Subjects: Koreans and Korean Diasporas. Kwon, B. & Lee, E.H. (Co-Panelists), Pak, G. (Chair). Association for Asian American Studies Annual Meeting, Evanston, Illinois, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I. & Hua, J. 2014. ASA Ethnic Studies Committee: Watching in Pain and Pleasure: Representing Women of Color on Screens, American Studies Association, Annual Conference. Chaman, D., Celeste, M. * Valdivia, A. (Co-Panelists). Joseph, R. (Chair). Los Angeles, California, November 6 – 9, 2014.

Fukushima, A.I.  (April 18, 2014). “Remembering and Witnessing an American Haunting in the Chinese Ghost Case / ‘Blessing Scam’” Language in Asian/American Performance and Translation Studies.  Association for Asian American Studies, 2014.San Francisco, CA.

Fukushima, A.I. (2014). “Teaching Militarism, Demilitarizing the Classroom.” Ginoza, A., Kirk, G., & Garrison, R. (Co-Panelist). National Association for Ethnic Studies conference 42nd Annual Conference, Research as Ceremony, Decolonizing Ethnic Studies, April 3 – 5, 2014.

Fukushima, A.I. (2013). “Cultures of Crossing & Servitude: Tracing an Archive of Raced and Gendered Subjects.” Cultures of Intimacy, Debt, & Servitude. Ho, T.C. & Hua, J.Y. (Co-Panelist). Schaeffer, F.A. (Chair). American Studies Association Conference, 2013, “Social Movements in an Age of Debt,” Washington D.C. November 21 – 24, 2013.

Fukushima, A.I.  (2013). “The Archive of Language: Mapping the ‘Perfect Victim’ and the Trafficking of Asians and Latinas/os.” Decolonial Feminist Analysis of Archives: Memories, Bodies & Differential Consciousness panel. Alarcon, W., Benfield, D.M., & Cachola, E., (Co-Panelist). Critical Ethnic Studies Association Conference, 2013. 

Fukushima, A.  (2012). “‘Are We on Camera?’ Filmic Representations of the Asian / American Human Trafficked Person.” Changing Boundaries and Reshaping Itineraries: An International Conference on Asian American Expressive Culture. Beijing Foreign Studies University, China. June 9 – 11, 2012.

Fukushima A. (2012). “Don’t Be Fooled: U.S. Anti-Trafficking Initiatives & National Security.” Crisis. Global Studies Conference. University of California, Santa Barbara. February 24 – 25, 2012.

Fukushima, A. (2012). “Witnessing: The Sex Trafficking of Asians & Latinas/os in the U.S.” Sex Trafficking in the U.S.: Researching Vulnerable Populations 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference. Oregon State University, Corvallis. February 16 – 18, 2012.

Fukushima, A.  (2011). “Trauma, (Re)Memory, the Witness: Human Trafficking & California.” Human Trafficking Panel. Sonoma State University. April 27, 2011.

Fukushima, A. (2010). “The Juridical and the Discursive: (Re)writing Gendered Bodies Across (De)colonialities.” Latin American Studies Association XXIX International Congress. Hernandez, R. Sanchez, A. & Veronelli, G.(Co-Panelist). Toronto, Canada. October 9, 2010.

Fukushima, A. (2010). “Conceptualizing Criminalization in the Context of Victim Centered Approaches.” 7th Annual National Conference on Human Trafficking, Prostitution, & Sex Work. Toledo, Ohio University. October 7, 2010.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. “Intergenerational Wisdom: Celebrating out Past, Present, and Future.” Empowering Women of Color Conference. University of California, Berkeley. March 13, 2010.

Fukushima, A. Panelist. “Resisting Militarism and Master Narratives: Foregrounding Land, Community, and Body as Sites of Decolonizing Knowledge.” Decolonizing the University: Fulfilling the Dream of the Third World College. February 27, 2010. University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. (2009). “Reconfiguring Trauma and the 21st Century Imaginary: Violence, Resistance, and Healing.” Panel: “Gendering the Human Rights Lens: Military Prostitution, Sexual Violence, and Neoliberalism in the Asia-Pacific.” Redefining Human Rights and Social Justice in the Pacific Rim, Pacific Seminar. University of California, Santa Cruz. June 24-25, 2009.

Fukushima, A. (2009). “Bases, Violence Against Women, Resistance.” Co-panelist: Retired Colonel Ann Wright. February 27 – Security Without Empire. National Organizing Conference on Foreign Military Bases. A Nationwide Organizing Conference. American University, Washington D.C., USA. March 2, 2009.

Fukushima, A. (2008). “Asia Pacific’s Silences Revisited: Women, War and (Re) Memory Through Methodology of Transnational Feminism.” The Future of Asian Feminisms Confronting Fundamentalism, Conflict and Neo-liberalism. Kartini Asia Network International Conference, Bali, Indonesia. November 2-5, 2008.

Fukushima, A. (2008). “Silences Revisited: Women, War, and (Re)Memory through a Methodology of Transnational Feminism.” April 11, 2008. Session II (B): In the Transnational Context: Empire, Ethnicity, and Women of Silences. The 2008 Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium on “War, Empire, and Culture” Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. April 11-12, 2008.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. (2008). “The Inhumanity of Human Trafficking: Anti-Violent Interventions and Transnational Intersectionalities” 18th Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issue Conference – Peeling off the Label.  University of California, Berkeley. March 1, 2008.

Fukushima, A. Presentation. (2007). “Workshop Title: “Imagining Bodies: De-centering Women’s Bodies in the Sex Industry, (Re)Centering the Demand.” March 3, 2007. 22nd Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference (EWOCC). University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. Panelist. (2006). “Bodies Imagined: Race, Gender and Sexual Difference in Sex Industry Advertisements.” Center for Race & Gender. University of California, Berkeley. October 19, 2006.

Fukushima, A. Session Facilitator. (2006). “Hot Topics: Strategizing on the ‘Diversity’ of Potential Classroom Issues.” August 25, 2006. Graduate Student Instructor Conference. University of California, Berkeley.

Invited Presentations

Fukushima, A.I. Featured Speaker. (Fall 2020). 15th Annual Human Trafficking Conference, South Texas College.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (Fall 2020). Migrant Crossings. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

Fukushima, A.I. and Hua, J. (June 24, 2020). Witnessing Human Trafficking, Narrating Lives Beyond Violence,” Lawyers Club of San Diego – Human Trafficking Collaborative, Video.

Fukushima, A.I. (May 14, 2020). “Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Acr

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (March 12, 2020). Witnessing Migrant Futurities. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Fukushima, A.I. Panelist. (March 6, 2020). Gender, Militarism, Labor and Violence. 50 Years of Igniting the Future, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (February 24, 2020). “Navigating Research, Race, Gender & Difference.” Undergraduate Research Education Series, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Lecturer. (January 16, 2020). “Modern Slavery” & Human Trafficking. Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 25 – 26, 2019). Chasing Slavery in the Modern Southwest: The Persistence of Forced Labor. Center for the Study of the Southwest, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 24, 2019). “Unsettled Witnessing in these Migratory Times.”Mexico, Americas, and Spain Program (MAS) and Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University, Texas.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 4, 2019). “Witnessing in a Time of Homeland Futurities.” Geography Colloquium, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (September 18, 2019). “Navigating Research, Race, Gender & Difference.” Undergraduate Research Education Series, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (May 21, 2019). “Archipelago: Map(s) of the Moving World.” Center for Arts Design & Social Research, Oodi, Helsinki. https://www.facebook.com/centerartsdesign/videos/435048550674263/?q=helsinki%20fukushima&epa=SEARCH_BOX

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (April 4, 2019). “Migrant Crossings.” Women and Gender Studies, the History, Sociology and Anthropology Department, Southern Utah University.

Fukushima, A.I. Panelist. (March 29, 2019). “Insurgent Horizons: The Future of Ethnic Studies.” Insurgent Knowledge: 50 Years of Ethnic Studies. Co-Panelist: Arvin, M., Ghandehari, A., Bost, D., and Solorzano, A. University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (November 5, 2018). Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S. Hinkley Institute, University of Utah. https://www.hinckley.utah.edu/calendar/2018/11/5/migrant-crossings-witnessing-human-trafficking-in-the-us

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (October 18, 2018). Naming (In)Justice: Rights and Resistance Across Queer Migrations & Trafficking. Ohio State University.

Fukushima, A.I. Keynote. (September 26, 2018). Xicanx/Latinx Heritage Month Keynote Speaker. Berkeley City College, California.

Weiler, T., Brown, N., Pena, N. Fukushima, A.I., and Batar, A. Guest Panelist. (January 26, 2018). “Villain or Broker; Victim or Survivor: A Conversation on Definitions and Narratives.” 4th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium. Social Justice Student Initiative at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. University of Utah. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3pei6h-AIQ

Fukushima, A.I., Burnham, L., & Chang, G. Guest Panelist. (November 3, 2016). “Radicalizing Care & Labor Justice.” The Insurgent Legacy of Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Center for Race & Gender, University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A.I. Guest Speaker. (March 26, 2016). Advancing Refugee Wellness in Utah & Beyond.” Student Global Health Initiative Global Health Conference. Global Health, University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (February 19, 2016). “Disrupting Black & White Visions: Human Trafficking, Race, & Difference.” Social Justice Student Initiative at the S.J. Quinney College of Law Human Trafficking Symposium, At Risk Youth: Pathways to Delinquency and Sex Trafficking. University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I., Walter, R., & Holsey, B. Panelist. (October 31, 2014). Faculty Forum. “Crossings,” Center for Race and Ethnicity, Annual Faculty Forum, Rutgers University.

Fukushima, A.I. Paper Presenter. (April 30, 2014) “An American Haunting: From Exclusions to the Ghost Case.” American Studies Colloquium. Respondent: Dr. Kathy Lopez. Rutgers University.

Fukushima, A.I. & Mani, P. Guest panelist. (October 18, 2013). Asian American Studies Learning Community. Rutgers University.

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (April 29, 2013). “Asian Migrant Crossings: From Criminality to Victimhood and the Human Trafficking Paradigm.”  Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium, Pomona College sponsored by the American Studies Program at Scripps College.

Fukushima, A. (September 14 – 19, 2009). International Delegate, USA. Resistance, Resilience, and Respect for Human Rights / CHinemma’, Nina’maolek, yan Inarespetu para Direchon Taotao. 7th Meeting of the International Network of Women Against Militarism. University of Guam, Mangilao.

Bell, T.M., Fukushima, A., Mattar, M., Skinner, B. Panelist. (April 12, 2008). “Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery: Critical Gaps and Prospects for Change.” T. March Bell, Mohamed Mattar, and Benjamin Skinner, Speakers. Graduate School of International Studies 2008 Spring Symposium. University of Colorado, Denver.

Farley, M., Hotaling, H., & Fukushima, A. Panelist. (March 12, 2007). “Transnational Methods & Critical Race Lens: Deconstructing racism in global sex industry Through the Experience of Asian (American) Sex-Exploitation/Trafficking.” Human Sex Trafficking: Raising Awareness in Social Service Communities. San Francisco State University.

Summer Institutes

Fukushima, A.I.(June 11 – 17, 2017). Fellow. Democratizing Knowledge (DK) “Just Academic Spaces” Summer Institute. Rutgers University – Newark.

Fukushima, A.I. (July 17, 2015). Summer Institute in Asian American Studies on “The Subject(s) of Human Rights.” Nguyen, V., Wu, H.G., Jin, J.Y & Patterson, C. (Co-Panelist). National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, July 16 – 18, 2015.

Fukushima, A.I. (2014). Transnational Feminisms Summer Institute, Ohio State University. Summer 2014.

Symposia/Panels Organized

Rojas, J., Fukushima, A.I., & Taylor, F. Discussants. (March 6, 2019).  “Redefine: A Dialogue on the International Tolerance Project.” Women’s Week 2019. Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Olden, D. & Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (December 12, 2017). “Steps Towards Success: WoCA Grant Writing & Fellowship Workshop.” Women of Color Academics. University of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I., Baik, C., Benfield, D.M., Chacon, R., Cortez, J.M., Cruz, C., Gaytan, M.S., and Herrera, J.  Organizer and Speaker. (October 17, 2017). “Silhouettes: Migration, (Un)Documented, and Pedagogies.” Migratory Times Salon Series. Institute of (Im)Possible Subjects. Web. https://instituteofimpossiblesubjectsblog.wordpress.com/2017/10/06/salon-with-the-institute-of-impossible-subjects-silhouettes-migration-undocumented-and-pedagogies/

Fukushima, A.I., Benfield, D.M., & Abrams, D. Organizer and Speaker. (April 27, 2017). “Women in Migration.” ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education). University of Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Workshop, film screening, and panel. https://vimeo.com/229624749

Fukushima, A.I. & Fallon, L. Co-Chair. (April 5 – 6, 2017). “Redefining Justice: Envisioning New Approaches to Anti-Trafficking Work.” Freedom Network, USA, Doubletree by Hilton, Washington D.C., Crystal City.

Fukushima, A.I. & Benfield, D.M. Moderator and Co-Lead Organizer. (January 29, 2017). “Dislocating Geographies.” Migratory Times Salon Series. Institute of (Im)Possible Subjects. Web. https://www.facebook.com/events/1757231051263463/

Fukushima, A.I. & Mahoney, M. Co-Chairs. (April 4 – 5, 2016). “Bridging the Gap and Building a Movement: Partnership, Prevention, Protection, Prosecution.” Freedom Network, USA, Chicago, Palmer House.

Denda, K., Fukushima, A.I., & and Kim, S. Co-Organizers. (December 4, 2014). Rethinking the Asia Pivot: Challenging Everyday Militarisms and Bridging Communities of Women. In collaboration with Institute for Research on Women, Asian Languages and Culture and Rutgers Libraries, Rutgers University.

Chatterjee, S., Dorozenski, M., Fukushima, A., Litos, A.T., Maskell, K. & Powell, A. Founders & Panelist. (February 20, 2008). “What is the Human in Human Trafficking?” Global Disconnects: The Internet & Human Trafficking. Students & Artists Fighting to End Human Slavery (N. California), End Internet Trafficking Coalition (USA), and Center for Race & Gender (UCB). University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. & Benfield, D.M. Co-Organizer. (November 10, 2007). “Mobile Aesthetics & Social Movements: Thinkspace.” Out of Time Space Symposium. Visuality & Alterity Working Group, UCB and Collaborators. San Francisco Art Institute.

Fukushima, A. Organizer. (October 29, 2007). “Pacific Islander Women & The Movement: Defining & Rearticulating PI in the 21st Century”. Graduate Asian Pacific Islander Collective Fall 2007 Conversation Series. University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A.  Organizer. (September 25, 2007). “The 40th Anniversary of the Coining of ‘Asian American’: (Re)Defining Community.” Graduate Asian Pacific Islander Collective Fall 2007 Conversation Series. University of California, Berkeley.

Community Based / Consultant Speaking

Fukushima, A.I. Speaker. (March 18, 2020). Reclaiming Migrant and Trafficking Narratives. Co-Presenters: Cindy Liou and Noy Thrupkaew. Holding Space: Innovation and Values in Anti-Trafficking Work, Freedom Network USA, Miami, Florida, USA.

Fukushima, A.I., Moderator. (March 20, 2019). Truth and Evidence-Based Practice in the Anti-Trafficking Movement. Grounding & Growing: Tools for a Powerful Anti-Trafficking Movement. Freedom Network USA, Virginia, USA.

Fukushima, A.I. Presenter. (September 26, 2018). “Community Needs Assessment Report Presentation.” Commission on the Status of Women, San Francisco, City Hall.

Burke, F. & Fukushima, A.I. (September 18, 218). “Expert Witnesses: Lessons Learned.” Human Trafficking Legal Center. Video presentation.

Fukushima, A.I., Gonzalez-Pons, K., O’Connor, A., Clark, L. (September 10, 2018). “Needs for Survivors of Human Trafficking in Salt Lake City: A Preliminary Analysis.” 2018 Utah Trafficking in Persons Conference. Refugee & Immigrant Center, Utah Trafficking in Persons Task Force, State of Utah Office of the Attorney General, Department of Public Safety, Operation Underground Railroad. Salt Lake City Community College.

Fukushima, A.I., & Chen, H.M. June 14, 2018. “Working with Asian American Individuals, Couples, and Families.” National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families. https://healthymarriageandfamilies.org/resources/media-gallery/webinars/working-asian-american-individuals-couples-and-families-webinar

Fukushima, A.I. Consultant/Trainer. September 22, 2017. “Human Trafficking 101.” Alaska Native Justice Center. Online training,

Fukushima, A.I., Murphy, W., Richard, S., Roisman, D. Singh, R.  Faculty. September 14 – 15, 2017. “Victim Issues & Prosecuting Cases.” Facilitator & Session Organizer: Judge Curtis Kin and Attorney Khanh Nguyen. Handling Human Trafficking Cases. Judicial Council of California, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A.I. Consultant/Trainer. July 12, 2017. “Human Trafficking Topical Training, Cultural Competence Training.” Alaska Native Justice Center Peer Visit. Refugee & Immigrant Center – Asian Association of Utah.

Fukushima, A.I. Guest Speaker. March 27, 2017. “White Privilege, Race & Community.” Spyhop, Utah.

Fukushima, A.I, Franchek-Roa, K., Hendrix, E., and Hoffman, L. October 7, 2016. “At the Intersection: Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking” Part I and Part II. Moving Forward Together: 25 Years of Resilience. 25th Annual Domestic Violence Conference. Utah Valley Convention Center.

Fukushima, A. Speaker. March 22, 2011. “Human Trafficking.” American Institute of Architects and Human Rights Commission, San Francisco. https://vimeo.com/157606544

Fukushima, A.  Trainer. December 6, 2010. “Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking.” Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition. Office of Refugee & Resettlement. SETA, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. August 1, 2010. “NCADV’s Opening Plenary Session: “Inspire, Organize, Manage, Motivate – Defining Leadership in a Movement for Change”. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 14th National Conference on Domestic Violence. Hilton Hotel, Anaheim.

Fukushima, A., Utarti, H. and Liou, C. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. July 29 – July 30, 2010. “Human Trafficking & Comprehensive Services.” The SAGE Project, Inc. & The Asian Anti-Trafficking Collaborative. The ORRICK Building, San Francisco. California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. July 8, 2010. “Local/Global Implications: The Intersections of Sex and Labor Trafficking.” Soroptimist International, Hilton Hotel San Francisco

Fukushima, A. Guest Speaker. February 9, 2010. “Not in Our Backyards: Recognizing and Combating Human Trafficking in San Francisco.” San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking.

Fukushima, A. Guest Lecturer. February 7, 2010. 3rd Annual Celebration of Asian Pacific American Womyn (CAPAW), University of California, Berkeley.

Fukushima, A. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. January 25 – 26, 2010. “Train the Trainer.” Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition. Office of Refugee & Resettlement. SETA, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A., Liou, C. and Ring, M. January 6, 2010. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. “Legal and Social Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking.” San Francisco Asylum Office, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of Homeland Security.

Fukushima, A. & Ring, M. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. October 15, 2009. “Serving Clients of Human Trafficking – Comprehensive Case Management” and “Human Trafficking 101: Sacramento.” Zero Tolerance Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Project Coalition. Community Violence Solutions, Contra Costa.

Fukushima, A. T.A. Provider & Programs Coordinator. September 22 – 23, 2009. “Human Trafficking 101, Victim Identification, and First Responders.” Zero Tolerance Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Project Coalition. Community Violence Solutions, Contra Costa.

Fukushima, A. Trainer. June 18 – 19, 2009. “From San Francisco to Sacramento: Building Capacity and Community Support for Victims of Human Trafficking.” Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition. Office of Refugee & Resettlement. SETA, Sacramento.

Fukushima, A. Guest Presenter. “Border Crossing: Human Trafficking.” January 31, 2009. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Contra Costa County. Pittsburgh, California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Lecturer. “Imagine: Human Trafficking Characteristics, Challenges, and Potential for Change through Art.” June 5, 2008. Las Lomas High, Walnut Creek, California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Lecturer. “Imagine: Human Trafficking Characteristics, Challenges, and Potential for Change through Art.” May 31, 2008. Human Rights Conference, Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, California.

Fukushima, A. Guest Presenter. A Woman’s Plight: Comfort Women of WWII. March 29, 2008. Manila Heritage Foundation. I-Hotel Manila Town Center.

Fukushima, A. Workshop Facilitator. Celebrating Non-Violence: A Workshop on Domestic Violence and Cultural Competency. February 14, 2008. Narika at Berkeley Workshop Series.

Fukushima, A. Masters of Ceremonies. “Voices from Hawaii and Puerto Rico.” September 12, 2007. Women Resisting Militarism and Creating a Culture of Life. Women for Genuine Security International Meeting, Berkeley, California, USA.