[PAST EVENT] History, Causality & Resistance: Stopping Anti-Asian Hatred During COVID with Dr. Russell Jeung
LocationSadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium. Zoom also available via REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT.
200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
- Free food
- Open to the public
Using incidents reported to Stop AAPI Hate which he founded at San Francisco State University, Professor Jeung discusses the nationwide trends in anti-Asian racism, their causes, and their historic roots. He then shares how the Asian American community is resisting this racism and what gains we have made.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, Dr. Russell Jeung is an author of books and articles on race and religion. He's written Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans (Oxford U Press, 2019); Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Emergence of Asian American Studies (UCLA AAS Center, 2019); and At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus Among My Ancestors and Refugee Neighbors (Zondervan, 2016).
In March 2020, Dr. Jeung co-founded Stop AAPI Hate with Chinese for Affirmative Action and the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council. It tracks incidents of COVID-19 discrimination to develop policy interventions and long-term solutions to racism.
Stop AAPI Hate was awarded the 2021 Webby Award for "Social Movement of the Year." TIME magazine named its co-founders, including Dr. Jeung, as among the top 100 Influential Persons of 2021.
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