Unity In Diversity: Celebrating The Launch Of The AAPI Affinity Group At FSC!
Join your colleagues to celebrate and learn about AAPI Heritage month as we welcome Dr. Mae Ngai, Professor of History from Columbia University.
Mae M. Ngai is Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. She is a U.S. legal and political historian interested in the histories of immigration, citizenship, nationalism, and the Chinese diaspora. She is author of the award winning Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (2004); The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America (2010); and The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics (2021). Ngai has written on immigration history and policy for the Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, the Nation, and Dissent. Before becoming a historian she was a labor-union organizer and educator in New York City, working for District 65-UAW and the Consortium for Worker Education. She is now writing Nation of Immigrants: A Short History of an Idea (under contract with Princeton University Press).
Many thanks to the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusive Excellence and the Modern Languages Department for their support in making this event possible.
Light refreshments will be served.
May 4, 2023
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Greenley Library, The Faculty Center, 206
Thank you to all of our attendees, we look forward to seeing you at future events.