We Have to Reimagine: A Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

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We Have to Reimagine: A Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism and Violence
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Apr 21, 2021
11:00 am

The title for this panel takes as its inspiration the words of philosopher and activist Grace Lee Boggs (Barnard College '35). In her call for visionary organizing, she remarked, "We have to reimagine." This interdisciplinary panel will address the historical roots and current manifestations of anti-Asian racism and violence in our collective efforts to reimagine. Join this conversation with Columbia faculty members from across the disciplines to discuss this important topic. Panelists include: Ellie Hisama (Organizer & Moderator), Professor of Music, Faculty of Arts & Sciences; David Henry Hwang, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, School of the Arts; Akemi Kochiyama, Director of Advancement, Manhattan Country School and Co-Director, Yuri Kochiyama Archives Project; Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Lecturer in Writing, School of the Arts; Lydia Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Faculty of Arts & Sciences; and Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Faculty of Arts & Sciences.

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