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September 2022

Responding to Anti-Asian Hate: Politics, Organizing, and Education

September 28, 2022
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Anti-Asian racism has roared back with the COVID-19 pandemic. The sentiments that have fueled soaring hate crimes against AAPI communities, including killings of Asian American women in New York City and Atlanta and serial brutalization of the Asian American elderly, didn’t come from nowhere. This kick-off seminar for the 2022-2023 Mellon Sawyer Seminar, “Natives and Nativists, Migrants and Immigrants in an American City,” draws together prominent scholars, activists, and educators to trace the origins of today’s anti-Asian hate, grapple with…

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Welcome Address by Chancellor Nancy Cantor

September 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 10:10 am
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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A Conversation between Mae Ngai and Cathy Park Hong

September 28, 2022 @ 10:10 am - 11:40 am
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Mae Ngai, Columbia University Cathy Park Hong, Rutgers University, Newark Moderated by Rose Cuison-Villazor, Rutgers Law School, Newark

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Finding Common Ground: The Promises and Perils of Immigrant and Interracial Organizing

September 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Deepa Iyer, SolidarityIs, Building Movement Project Vivian Truong, Swarthmore College Ellen Wu, Indiana University Bloomington Diane Wong, Rutgers University, Newark Chaired and moderated by Jamie Lew, Rutgers University, Newark

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Make Us Visible: The Fight to Incorporate AAPI and Immigrant Histories in K-12 Education

September 28, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Room 213
Newark, 07102
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Jason Chang, University of Connecticut Julia Wang, Immigrant History Initiative Kathy Lu, Immigrant History Initiative Chaired and moderated by Jack Tchen, Rutgers University, Newark

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