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Racism & Resistance: A Roundtable on Asian American Experiences in the Pandemic

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Asian American Activities Center

As the nation struggles to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has witnessed a troubling increase in violence and racist incidents targeting people with Asian backgrounds. Join Asian American Activities Center, Asian American Students Association, Asian American Studies, Okada, and Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Club in a roundtable discussion where our panelists will share with us the much-longer history of discrimination against Asians in the United States; the current challenge during the pandemic; and what we can do about it today.

Moderator:William Gow, Lecturer in Asian American Studies at Stanford UniversityPanelists:Judy Tzu-Chun Wu: Professor, Asian American Studies at UC Irvine. ‘91 AB American Studies, ‘93 AM History, ‘98 PhD HistoryRussell Jeung: Chair, Asian American Studies at SF State. ‘84 AB Human Biology, ‘84 AM EducationChinese Progressive AssociationLinda Lee, Associate Director at Chinese Progressive Association (San Francisco)

Event Sponsor: 
Asian American Activities Center, Asian American Students Association
Contact Phone: 
650-723-3681
Contact Email: 
cindy.ng@stanford.edu
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