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Public Programming

Monday, September 21, 102 Jones Hall, 12:00-1:20
Jennifer Lee, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
The Asian American Achievement Paradox
Cosponsored by the Department of Sociology

Monday, November 16, 102 Jones Hall, 12:00-1:20
Eiichiro Azuma, Associate Professor of Asian American History, Univ of Pennsylvania
California and Manchuria in the “Global West”: Trans-Pacific Networks of Japanese Immigrant Settler Colonialism
Cosponsored by the History Department and the East Asian Studies Department

On February 25, 2016, award-winning Asian American playwright David Henry Hwang will offer a public lecture and hold a special workshop with undergraduates.

Gallery Exhibit by Bill Manbo

With the generous support of the Sakioka Family Fund and Jacquelyne Hata Alexander '84 P14 Fund for Japanese American Studies, we are proud to present a two-month gallery exhibit of rare color photographs by Bill Manbo, an internee at the Japanese American internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming.  The opening of the exhibit in March 2015 will be celebrated with a public roundtable discussion led by distinguished scholars from the fields of law, photography, and performance studies.  We take the exhibit as an occasion for reflecting on this dark moment in American history and for opening up a larger conversation about the ongoing relationships among law, race, and visuality.

We regret that, due to security concerns, the exhibit has been taken down early.