Lecture / Reading

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

Sponsored by Asian American Activities Center, Asian American Students Association


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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.

William Gow, Lecturer in Asian American Studies at Stanford University

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu: Professor, Asian American Studies at UC Irvine. ‘91 AB American Studies, ‘93 AM History, ‘98 PhD History
Russell Jeung: Chair, Asian American Studies at SF State. ‘84 AB Human Biology, ‘84 AM Education
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Linda Lee, Associate Director at Chinese Progressive Association (San Francisco)