Brown Bag Lecture: Not Quite - Asian Americans and the "Other" in the Era of the Pandemic and the Uprising

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Brown Bag Lecture

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Adults

Program Description

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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join Dr. Ada Cheng for a storytelling performance exploring several major themes: the meanings of home(land), racial profiling and the image of the perpetual foreigner, and anti-Asian racism under the pandemic. Dr. Cheng tells personal stories that reflect both the historical status of Asian Americans as well as the impact of current major crises facing us. This event is presented in collaboration with the Illinois Humanities Council. 

This program is being held virtually via Zoom. Register through Zoom directly: Not Quiet

Once registration has been complete, an email will be sent to the email provided with a link to join the meeting. Only 1 registration is required per viewing login. If multiple people will be viewing on the same screen, only 1 person needs to register.

Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA)], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program participants, or audiences do not necessarily reflect those of the NEH, Illinois Humanities, IACA, our partnering organizations, or our funders.