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- Ellen Wu, Director, Asian American Studies Program, Associate Professor, Department of History, received the 2016 History book award from the Association for Asian American Studies for The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority.
- Monday, February 29, 4:00 p.m.
Ballantine Hall 004
Dr. Joe Ponce, Associate Professor in English and Asian American Studies, Ohio State University "Contending Empires, Nations, and Desires in Asian American Literature"
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
"Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation"
- Thursday, February 4, 5:00 p.m.
Dr. Pawan Dhingra, Professor and Chair of Sociology, and Professor of American Studies, Tufts University
Re-Presenting Indian America: Race, Inequality, and the So-Called "Model Minority"
- Friday, February 19, 5:00 p.m.
Seema Sohi, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
Race, Repression, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America and Across the Pacific
- Thursday, March 10, 5:00 p.m.
Vijay Prashad, George and Martha Kellner Chair of South Asian History, Director and Professor of International Studies Program, Trinity College
Karma of Brown Folk: Fifteen Years Later
- Monday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Dogwood Room, IMU
"Asian American and Pacific Islander Experiences in Higher Education: A Forum on Policies and the Model Minority Myth"
- Friday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Whittenberger Auditorium, IMU
"Politics, Promises, Possibilities: The 1965 Immigration Act at 50." A multidisciplinary symposium on immigration in the United States today.